myelosuppression

noun
my·​e·​lo·​sup·​pres·​sion | \ -sə-ˈpresh-ən How to pronounce myelosuppression (audio) \

Medical Definition of myelosuppression

: suppression of the bone marrow's production of blood cells and platelets

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“Myelosuppression.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/myelosuppression. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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