purpura

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pur·pu·ra

noun \ˈpər-p(y)ə-rə\

Definition of PURPURA

: any of several hemorrhagic states characterized by patches of purplish discoloration resulting from extravasation of blood into the skin and mucous membranes—see thrombocytopenic purpura

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