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myelofibrosis

[mahy-uh-loh-fahy-broh-sis]
noun Pathology.
  1. the replacement of bone marrow by fibrous tissue, characteristic of leukemia and certain other diseases.
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Origin of myelofibrosis

First recorded in 1945–50; myelo- + fibrosis
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myelofibrosis in Medicine

myelofibrosis

(mī′ə-lō-fī-brōsĭs)
n.
  1. Fibrosis of the bone marrow associated with myeloid metaplasia, leukoerythroblastosis, and thrombocytopenia.myelosclerosis
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