myelofibrosis

Type: Term Pronunciation: mī′ĕ-lō-fī-brō′sis Definitions: 1. Fibrosis of the bone marrow, especially generalized, associated with myeloid metaplasia of the spleen and other organs, leukoerythroblastic anemia, and thrombocytopenia, although the bone marrow often contains many megakaryocytes. Synonyms: myelosclero...
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myelofibrosis

[n] - fibrosis of the bone marrow
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Myelofibrosis

Myelofibrosis: Fibrosis (spontaneous scarring) of the bone marrow. This can be associated with a variety of diseases, primarily myeloproliferative (pre-leukemic) disorders. Sometimes used interchangeably with agnogenic myeloid metaplasia. Myelofibrosis is characterized by significant anemia and an enlarged spleen. Acute myelofibrosis is a distinct ...
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myelofibrosis

A progressive disease of the bone marrow where neoplastic bone marrow stem cells lodge and grow in multiple sites outside the bone marrow. Typically, there is enlargement of the spleen and a gradual replacement of the bone marrow elements by fibrosis (scarring), progressive anaemia and variable changes in the number of white blood cells and platele...
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myelofibrosis

noun fibrosis of the bone marrow
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myelofibrosis

(mi″ә-lo-fi-bro┬┤sis) replacement of bone marrow by fibrous tissue.
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myelofibrosis

A disorder in which the bone marrow is replaced by fibrous tissue.
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Myelofibrosis

Myelofibrosis, also known as osteomyelofibrosis, is a disorder of the bone marrow. It is currently classified as a myeloproliferative neoplasm, in which the proliferation of an abnormal clone of hematopoietic progenitor cells in the bone marrow and other sites results in fibrosis, or the replacement of the marrow with collagenous connective tissue...
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