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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 thrombocytopenic-purpura


1. Noun Phrase
There are reports of autoimmune thrombocytopenic purpura in people consuming this seaweed, according to NIH.

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

3. Noun Phrase
Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura/hemolytic uremic syndrome, or TTP-HUS, a life threatening clotting disorder, can occur in those taking Valtrex 2.

4. 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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