myeloproliferative

adjective
my·​e·​lo·​pro·​lif·​er·​a·​tive | \ ˈmī-ə-lō-prə-ˈli-f(ə-)rə-tiv How to pronounce myeloproliferative (audio) , -fə-ˌrā- \

Definition of myeloproliferative

: of, relating to, or being a disorder (such as leukemia) marked by excessive proliferation of bone marrow elements and especially blood cell precursors

Examples of myeloproliferative in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Impact Biomedicines focuses on treatments for patients with related cancers that are classified as myeloproliferative neoplasms, according to the company’s website. Reuters, sandiegouniontribune.com, 7 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of myeloproliferative

1951, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for myeloproliferative

myelo- + proliferative

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The first known use of myeloproliferative was in 1951

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“Myeloproliferative.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/myeloproliferative. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

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myeloproliferative

adjective
my·​e·​lo·​pro·​lif·​er·​a·​tive | \ ˈmī-ə-lō-prə-ˈlif-ə-ˌrāt-iv, -rət- How to pronounce myeloproliferative (audio) \

Medical Definition of myeloproliferative

: of, relating to, or being a disorder (as leukemia) marked by excessive proliferation of bone marrow elements and especially blood cell precursors

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