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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any of several blood diseases causing subcutaneous bleeding.

Usage examples (31)
  • This caused Henoch-Schonlein purpura, which is basically a vasculitis but they couldn't see a rash on her tongue that would've signaled it.
  • The eyelids often undergo extreme inflammatory and dropsical swelling in urticaria (nettlerash, surfeit) and in the general inflammatory dropsy known as purpura...
  • The purpura, as mentioned in Pliny, was an amethyst or violet color.
  • Recently I was diagnosed with ITP (idiopathic thrombocytopenia purpura). for more
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