thrombocytopenia

Definitions of thrombocytopenia
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n a blood disease characterized by an abnormally small number of platelets in the blood

Synonyms:
thrombopenia
Types:
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.)
Type of:
blood disease, blood disorder
a disease or disorder of the blood

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