thrombocytopenia


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throm·bo·cy·to·pe·ni·a

 (thrŏm′bə-sī′tə-pē′nē-ə)
n.
An abnormally low level of platelets in the circulating blood.

throm′bo·cy′to·pe′nic adj.

thrombocytopenia

(ˌθrɒmbəʊˌsaɪtəʊˈpiːnɪə)
n
(Pathology) pathol an abnormal decrease in the number of platelets in the blood
[C20: from German thrombocytopenie from thrombocyte + Greek penia poverty]

throm•bo•cy•to•pe•ni•a

(ˌθrɒm boʊˌsaɪ təˈpi ni ə)

n.
an abnormal decrease in the number of blood platelets.
[1920–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.thrombocytopenia - a blood disease characterized by an abnormally small number of platelets in the blood
blood disease, blood disorder - a disease or disorder of the blood
essential thrombocytopenia - the primary form of thrombocytopenia (rather than a shortage of platelets caused by other conditions such as tuberculosis or chemical suppression of bone marrow etc.)
Translations
trombocitopénia

throm·bo·cy·to·pe·ni·a

n. trombocitopenia, disminución anormal del número de las plaquetas sanguíneas.

thrombocytopenia

n trombocitopenia; immune — (ITP) trombocitopenia inmune (TPI)
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