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View in Spanish: Linfocitosis monoclonal de células B

Monoclonal B-cell lymphocytosis (MAH-noh-KLOH-nul B-sel LIM-foh-sih-TOH-sis)
A condition in which a higher-than-normal number of identical B cells are found in the blood. People with monoclonal B-cell lymphocytosis may develop other B-cell diseases, such as chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). Also called MBL.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.