myelofibrosis

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noun my·e·lo·fi·bro·sis \ˌmī-ə-lō-fī-ˈbrō-səs\

Definition of myelofibrosis

  1. :  an anemic condition in which bone marrow becomes fibrotic and the liver and spleen usually exhibit a development of blood-cell precursors

myelofibrotic

play \-ˈbrä-tik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of myelofibrosis

New Latin


First Known Use: 1937


Medical Dictionary

myelofibrosis

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noun my·e·lo·fi·bro·sis \ˌmī-ə-lō-fī-ˈbrō-səs\

Medical Definition of myelofibrosis

plural

myelofibroses

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  1. :  an anemic condition in which bone marrow becomes fibrotic and the liver and spleen usually exhibit a development of blood-cell precursors

myelofibrotic

\-ˈbrät-ik\play adjective

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