thrombocytopenia

Gross deficiency in platelet number, consequently a tendency to bleeding.

Thrombocytopenia

Abnormally low concentration of platelets in blood. May result in bleeding into the skin, spontaneous bruising and prolonged bleeding after injury.

Thrombocytopenia

The terms thrombocytopenia and thrombopenia refer to a relative decrease of platelets in blood. A normal human platelet count ranges from 150,000 to 450,000 platelets per microlitre of blood. These limits are determined by the 2.5th lower and upper percentile, so values outside this range do not necessarily indicate disease. One common definition ...
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thrombocytopenia

(throm″bo-si″to-pe´ne-ә) decrease in number of platelets in circulating blood; it can result from decreased or defective platelet production or from accelerated platelet destruction. Conditions related to defective production include hypoplastic or aplastic anemia, infiltration of bone marrow by malignant ce...
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thrombocytopenia

(thrombocyte + Gr. penia poverty) decrease in the number of blood platelets.
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thrombocytopenia

[n] - a blood disease characterized by an abnormally small number of platelets in the blood
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thrombocytopenia

<haematology> A decrease in the number of platelets in the blood, resulting in the potential for increased bleeding and decreased ability for clotting. ... Origin: Gr. Penia = poverty ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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thrombocytopenia

thrombopenia noun a blood disease characterized by an abnormally small number of platelets in the blood
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thrombocytopenia

A condition in which there is a lower-than-normal number of platelets in the blood. It may result in easy bruising and excessive bleeding from wounds or bleeding in mucous membranes and other tissues.
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thrombocytopenia

A disorder in the blood resulting in a decrease in platelets
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Thrombocytopenia

A reduction in the number of platelets in the blood leading to abnormal bleeding
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Thrombocytopenia

Abnormal decrease in the number of platelets circulating in the blood.
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thrombocytopenia

Abnormally decreased numbers of circulating blood platelets.
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thrombocytopenia

abnormally low number of platelets (thrombocytes) in the circulation. Thrombocytopenia may occur as a result of decreased platelet production, when ... [5 related articles]
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thrombocytopenia

an abnormally low number of platelets, which may result in abnormal bleeding and easy bruising.
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Thrombocytopenia

An abnormally small number or decrease of circulating platelets in the blood.
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thrombocytopenia

Contents • What causes thrombocytopenia? • Who is at risk? • Signs and symptoms • Diagnosis • Treatment • Prevention • Living with thrombocytopenia Thrombocytopenia is a condition in which a person's blood has a low number of blood cell fragments called platel...
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Thrombocytopenia

Low platelet count.
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thrombocytopenia

Low platelet count.
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thrombocytopenia

thrombocytopenia, thrombocytopenic, thrombopenia A reduced number of platelets in the blood.
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thrombocytopenia

Type: Term Pronunciation: throm′bō-sī′tō-pē′nē-ă Definitions: 1. A condition in which an abnormally small number of platelets is present in the circulating blood. Synonyms: thrombopenia
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