leukoerythroblastic anemia


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leu·ko·e·ryth·ro·blas·to·sis

(lū'kō-ĕ-rith'rō-blas-tō'sis),
Any anemic condition resulting from space-occupying lesions in the bone marrow; the circulating blood contains immature cells of the granulocytic series and nucleated red blood cells, frequently in numbers that are disproportionately large in relation to the degree of anemia.

leukoerythroblastic anemia

[lo̅o̅′kō·erith′rōblas′tik]
Etymology: Gk, leukos + erythros, red, blastos, germ, a + haima, not blood
an abnormal condition in which large numbers of immature white and red blood cells are present. It is characteristic of some anemias that occur as a result of the replacement of normal bone marrow with malignant tumor. See also myeloid metaplasia, myelophthisic anemia.