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Term:
myeloid leukemia incidence/prevalence measurement (CMO:0002275)
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myeloid leukemia incidence/prevalence measurement +  
Any measurement in which the number of individuals in a study population that display myeloid leukemia, a form of leukemia characterized by the increased and unregulated growth of predominantly myeloid (that is, non-lymphocytic) cells in the bone marrow and the accumulation of these cells in the bone marrow and/or blood, at a point in time or develop myeloid leukemia within a determined period of time are compared to the total number of individuals in the study population. Often expressed as a percentage but could be expressed as a ratio.
percentage of study population developing leukemia during a period of time +  
percentage of study population displaying leukemia at a point in time +  

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Xrefs: MESH:D007951
Definition Sources: Dorland:Dorlands_Illustrated_Medical_Dictionary--31st_Ed, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Myeloid_leukemia "Wikipedia" "Wikipedia", ISBN:978-1416049982

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