essential thrombocythemia

Pronunciation:(eh-SENT-shul THROM-boh-sy-THEE-mee-uh)

Definition: An increased number of thrombocytes (platelets) in the blood, without a known cause. Also called essential thrombocytosis.Cancer.govPatient

trombocitemia esencialNúmero aumentado de trombocitos (plaquetas) en la sangre, sin una causa conocida. También se llama trombocitosis esencial.Cancer.govPatient Date last modified: 2007-05-16