Medical Dictionary

thrombocythemia

noun throm·bo·cy·the·mia
variants: or chiefly British

thrombocythaemia

\ˌthräm-bō-ˌsī-ˈthē-mē-ə\

Medical Definition of thrombocythemia

  1. :  a myeloproliferative disorder marked especially by an abnormal chronic increase in the number of circulating platelets


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