thrombocytopenia

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English[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

  • thrombocytopaenia is an incorrect spelling of this word, and is based on the false assumption that the -penia was converted into American English from British English from -paenia.

Etymology[edit]

From thrombocyte +‎ -o- +‎ -penia.

Noun[edit]

thrombocytopenia (countable and uncountable, plural thrombocytopenias)

  1. (hematology) An abnormally low number of platelets in the blood.
    Synonym: thrombopenia

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