NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
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- essential thrombocytosis
- listen (eh-SENT-shul THROM-boh-sy-TOH-sis)
- An increased number of thrombocytes (platelets) in the blood, without a known cause. Also called essential thrombocythemia.