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Definition of Myelogenous

Myelogenous: Referring to the nonlymphocytic groups of white blood cells, including the granulocytes, monocytes and platelets.

Synonymous with myeloid. Acute myelogenous leukemia is therefore also known as acute myeloid leukemia.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 8/28/2013

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