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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms



prolymphocytic leukemia  listen  (proh-LIM-foh-SIH-tik loo-KEE-mee-uh)

  A type of chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), in which too many immature white blood cells (prolymphocytes) are found in the blood and bone marrow. Prolymphocytic leukemia usually progresses more rapidly than classic CLL. Also called PLL.