thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura

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thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura

[thräm′bäd·ik ¦thräm·bō¦sīd·ō¦pen·ik ′pər·pə·rə]
(medicine)
Thrombi in blood vessels associated with deposits of hyaline substances in the walls and with thrombocytopenia. Also known as Moschcowitz's disease.
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Jo, from Thatcham, Berkshire, suffers from the potentially-fatal condition Thrombotic Thrombocytopaenic Purpura.