thrombocythemia

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thrombocythemia

 [throm″bo-si-the´me-ah]
essential thrombocythemia (hemorrhagic thrombocythemia) a clinical syndrome with repeated spontaneous hemorrhages, either external or into the tissues, and a greatly increased number of circulating platelets, considered one of the myeloproliferative disorders. Called also megakaryocytic leukemia.

throm·bo·cy·to·sis

(throm'bō-sī-tō'sis),
An increase in the number of platelets in the circulating blood.
Synonym(s): thrombocythemia
[thrombocyte + G. -osis, condition]

thrombocythemia

/throm·bo·cy·the·mia/ (throm″bo-si-the´me-ah) thrombocytosis.
essential thrombocythemia , hemorrhagic thrombocythemia a syndrome of repeated spontaneous hemorrhages, either external or into the tissues, and greatly increased number of circulating platelets.

thrombocythaemia, thrombocythemia

throm·bo·cy·to·sis

(throm'bō-sī-tō'sis)
An increase in the number of platelets in the circulating blood.
Synonym(s): thrombocythemia.
[thrombocyte + G. -osis, condition]

throm·bo·cy·to·sis

, thrombocythemia (throm'bō-sī-tō'sis, -sī-thēmē-ă)
An increase in the number of platelets in the circulating blood.
Synonym(s): thrombocythaemia.
[thrombocyte + G. -osis, condition]

thrombocythemia (throm´bōsīthē´mēə),

n an increase in the number of circulating blood platelets.

thrombocythemia

a fixed increase in the number of circulating blood platelets.

essential thrombocythemia, hemorrhagic thrombocythemia
a clinical syndrome with repeated spontaneous hemorrhages, either external or into the tissues, and greatly increased number of circulating platelets.
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