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Acute leukemia

Acute leukemia

Acute leukemia: A type of leukemia in which the white blood cells produced in excess within the bone marrow are immature cells called blasts. Untreated, acute leukemia can be fatal within a few weeks to...

Artificial limb

Artificial limb

Artificial limb: Most artificial legs and arms, known medically as limb prostheses, are fitted to replace all or part of a limb amputated because of disease or severe injury (see Amputation). In some cases,...