thrombocythemia

noun

throm·​bo·​cy·​the·​mia
variants or chiefly British thrombocythaemia
ˌthräm-bō-ˌsī-ˈthē-mē-ə
: a myeloproliferative disorder marked especially by an abnormal chronic increase in the number of circulating platelets

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“Thrombocythemia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/thrombocythemia. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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