Medical Dictionary

thrombocytopenia

noun throm·bo·cy·to·pe·nia
\ˌthräm-bə-ˌsīt-ə-ˈpē-nē-ə, -nyə\

Medical Definition of THROMBOCYTOPENIA

:  persistent decrease in the number of blood platelets that is often associated with hemorrhagic conditions—called also thrombopenia
throm·bo·cy·to·pe·nic \-nik\ adjective

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