thrombocytopenia

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  • 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.

EtymologyEdit

From thrombocyte +‎ -o- +‎ -penia.

NounEdit

thrombocytopenia (countable and uncountable, plural thrombocytopenias)

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

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