myelophthisis

1. Wasting or atrophy of the spinal cord as in tabes dorsalis. ... 2. Replacement of haemopoietic tissue in the bone marrow by abnormal tissue, usually fibrous tissue or malignant tumours which are most commonly metastatic carcinomas. ... Synonym: panmyelophthisis. ... Origin: myelo-+ G. Phthisis, a wasting away ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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myelophthisis

(mi″ә-lof┬┤thĭ-sis) wasting of the spinal cord. bone marrow suppression secondary to marrow infiltration by tumor with local production of myelosuppressive cytokines.
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myelophthisis

myelophthisis, panmyelophthisis 1. The wasting or atrophy of the spinal cord as in tabes dorsalis. 2. Replacement of hemopoietic tissue in the bone marrow by abnormal tissue, usually fibrous tissue or malignant tumors that are most commonly metastatic carcinomas. 3. Bone marrow suppression secondary to marrow infiltration by tumor with local prod...
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myelophthisis

Type: Term Pronunciation: mī′ĕ-lof′thi-sis, mī′ĕ-lō-tī′sis, -tē′sis Definitions: 1. Wasting or atrophy of the spinal cord as in tabes dorsalis. 2. Replacement of hematopoietic tissue in the bone marrow by abnormal tissue, usually fibrous tissue or malignant tumors that are most common...
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