Definition of pseudoleukaemia in English:

pseudoleukaemia

noun

Medicine
  • Originally: any of various forms of lymphoid neoplasia or hyperplasia in which there is no increase in lymphocytes in the peripheral blood (now disused). In later use: any of various non-malignant conditions in which there is a leukocytosis resembling that of leukaemia.

Origin

Late 19th century. From pseudo- + leukaemia, after German Pseudoleukämie.

Pronunciation

pseudoleukaemia

/ˌs(j)uːdə(ʊ)l(j)uːˈkiːmɪə/