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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Increase in the number of platelets in the blood which tends to cause clots to form.

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  • Abrahams believes the company is undervalued, based mostly on ‘424’s potential in treating myelofibrosis, Polycythemia vera, and Essential thrombocytosis, and in part,...
  • Essential thrombocytosis is an overproduction of these clotting cells.
  • Last year, Fulgencio Garcia was diagnosed with myelofibrosis, an aggressive form of leukemia, on top of his existing essential thrombocytosis.
  • For example, patients with high cholesterol levels (hypercholesterolemia) have more peripheral blood cells and increased platelet levels (thrombocytosis). for more
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