- Any anemic condition resulting from space-occupying lesions in the bone marrow; the circulating blood contains immature cells of the granulocytic series and nucleated red blood cells, frequently in numbers that are disproportionately large in relation to the degree of anemia. SYN: leukoerythroblastic anemia, myelophthisic anemia, myelopathic anemia.
* * *leu·ko·eryth·ro·blas·to·sis (loo″ko-ə-rith″ro-blas-toґsis) anemia with space-occupying lesions of the bone marrow that cause bone marrow suppression with immature cells of the erythrocytic and granulocytic series in the circulation. Called also leukoerythroblastic anemia, myelopathic anemia, and myelophthisic anemia.
Medical dictionary. 2011.