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Medical Term:

myelofibrosis

Pronunciation: mi'e-lo-fi-bro'sis

Definition

Fibrosis of the bone marrow, especially generalized, associated with myeloid metaplasia of the spleen and other organs, leukoerythroblastic anemia, and thrombocytopenia, although the bone marrow often contains many megakaryocytes.

Synonym(s): myelosclerosis, osteomyelofibrotic syndrome

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