osteomyelodysplasia

osteomyelodysplasia

 [os″te-o-mi″ĕ-lo-dis-pla´zhah]
a condition characterized by thinning of the osseous tissue of bones, increase in size of the marrow cavities, and associated leukopenia and fever.

os·te·o·my·e·lo·dys·pla·si·a

(os'tē-ō-mī'ĕ-lō-dis-plā'zē-ă),
A disease characterized by enlargement of the marrow cavities of the bones, thinning of the osseous tissue, large, thin-walled vascular spaces, leukopenia, and irregular fever.
[osteo- + G. myelos, marrow, + dysplasia]

osteomyelodysplasia

An obsolete term for myelodysplastic syndrome affecting bone marrow. In practice, osteo- is dropped—i.e., myelodysplasia.

os·te·o·my·e·lo·dys·pla·si·a

(os'tē-ō-mī'ĕ-lō-dis-plā'zē-ă)
A disease characterized by enlargement of the marrow cavities of the bones, thinning of the osseous tissue, leukopenia, and irregular fever.
[osteo- + G. myelos, marrow, + dysplasia]