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1. purpura

noun. any of several blood diseases causing subcutaneous bleeding.

Synonyms

  • blood disorder
  • Werlhof's disease
  • nonthrombocytopenic purpura
  • idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura
  • purpura hemorrhagica
  • blood disease
  • thrombocytopenic purpura

Antonyms

  • hypervolemia

Etymology

  • purpura (Latin)
  • πορφύρα (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Example sentences of the word idiopathic-thrombocytopenic-purpura


1. Noun Phrase
The most common cause of increased destruction of platelets in children is a condition called idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, or ITP.

2. Noun Phrase
In addition, it can promote the development of autoimmune diseases like idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, or ITP, and can make them worse.

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