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pur·pu·ra

 (pûr′pə-rə, -pyə-)
n.
A condition characterized by hemorrhages in the skin and mucous membranes that result in the appearance of purplish spots or patches.

[Latin, purple; see purple.]

pur·pu′ric (-pyo͝or′ĭk) adj.

purpura

(ˈpɜːpjʊrə)
n
(Pathology) pathol any of several blood diseases causing purplish spots or patches on the skin due to subcutaneous bleeding
[C18: via Latin from Greek porphura a shellfish yielding purple dye]
ˈpurpuric adj

pur•pu•ra

(ˈpɜr pyʊər ə)

n.
a skin rash of purple or brownish red spots resulting from the bleeding into the skin of subcutaneous capillaries.
[1745–55; < New Latin; Latin: purple]
pur•pu′ric, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.purpura - any of several blood diseases causing subcutaneous bleedingpurpura - any of several blood diseases causing subcutaneous bleeding
blood disease, blood disorder - a disease or disorder of the blood
nonthrombocytopenic purpura - purpura resulting from a defect in the capillaries caused by bacteria or drugs
idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, purpura hemorrhagica, thrombocytopenic purpura, Werlhof's disease - purpura associated with a reduction in circulating blood platelets which can result from a variety of factors
Translations

pur·pu·ra

n. púrpura, condición caracterizada por manchas rojizas o de color púrpura en la piel, debidas al escape de sangre a los tejidos;
thrombocytopenic ______ trombocitopénica.

purpura

n púrpura; Henoch-Schönlein — púrpura de Henoch-Schönlein; idiopathic thrombocytopenic — (ITP) (ant) trombocitopenia inmune (TPI), púrpura trombocitopénica idiopática (PTI) (ant); thrombotic thrombocytopenic — (TTP) púrpura trombocitopénica trombótica (PTT)
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