Medical Definition of Bone marrow suppression

1. A side effect of many anticancer and antiviral drugs, including AZT. Bone marrow suppression leads to a decrease in white blood cells, red blood cells and platelets. Such reductions in turn result in anaemia, bacterial infections and spontaneous or excess bleeding. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bone Marrow Suppression

bone island
bone marrow
bone marrow aspirate
bone marrow aspiration
bone marrow biopsy
bone marrow biopsy and aspiration
bone marrow cells
bone marrow dose
bone marrow embolism
bone marrow examination
bone marrow harvesting
bone marrow neoplasms
bone marrow purging
bone marrow suppression (current term)
bone marrow transplant
bone marrow transplantation
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bone metastases
bone metastases in kids
bone morphogenetic protein
bone morphogenetic proteins
bone nails
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bone oil
bone phosphate
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