[ throm-boh-sahy-tuh-pee-nee-uh ]
/ ˌθrɒm boʊˌsaɪ təˈpi ni ə /
an abnormal decrease in the number of blood platelets.
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British Dictionary definitions for thrombocytopenia
/ (ˌθrɒmbəʊˌsaɪtəʊˈpiːnɪə) /
pathol an abnormal decrease in the number of platelets in the blood
Word Origin for thrombocytopenia
C20: from German thrombocytopenie from thrombocyte + Greek penia poverty
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Medical definitions for thrombocytopenia
[ thrŏm′bō-sī′tə-pē′nē-ə ]
An abnormal decrease in the number of platelets in the blood.thrombopenia
Other words from thrombocytopeniathrom′bo•cy′to•pe′nic (-pē′nĭk) adj.
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