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purpura

noun pur·pu·ra \ˈpər-p(y)ə-rə\

Medical 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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