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, "Celgene might buy San Diego cancer drug developer for $7B," 7 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of myeloproliferative

1951, in the meaning defined above

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“Myeloproliferative.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/myeloproliferative. Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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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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