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.
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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]
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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]
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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]
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