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thrombocytosis

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noun throm·bo·cy·to·sis \ˌthräm-bə-ˌsī-ˈtō-səs\

Medical Definition of thrombocytosis

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thrombocytoses

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  1. :  increase and especially abnormal increase in the number of platelets in the blood that typically occurs in association with a myeloproliferative disorder (as thrombocythemia or chronic myelogenous leukemia) or as a nonspecific response to an underlying disorder or disease (as a systemic infection); also :  thrombocythemia


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