thrombocytopenia

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noun throm·bo·cy·to·pe·nia \ ˌthräm-bə-ˌsī-tə-ˈpē-nē-ə , -nyə \
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of thrombocytopenia

:persistent decrease in the number of platelets in the blood that is often associated with hemorrhagic conditions

thrombocytopenic

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Origin and Etymology of thrombocytopenia

New Latin, from International Scientific Vocabulary thrombocyte + New Latin -o- + -penia


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thrombocytopenia

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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

thrombocytopenic

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