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myelofibrosis

[ mahy-uh-loh-fahy-broh-sis ]
/ ˌmaɪ ə loʊ faɪˈbroʊ sɪs /
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noun Pathology.
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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Medical definitions for myelofibrosis

myelofibrosis
[ mī′ə-lō-fī-brōsĭs ]

n.
Fibrosis of the bone marrow associated with myeloid metaplasia, leukoerythroblastosis, and thrombocytopenia.myelosclerosis
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