Myeloproliferative vs Myelofibrosis - What's the difference?

myeloproliferative | myelofibrosis |


As an adjective myeloproliferative

is (medicine) of or pertaining to the presence of an abnormal proliferation of myelopoietic cells (from bone marrow).

As a noun myelofibrosis is

a myeloproliferative disorder of the bone marrow, in which the marrow undergoes fibrosis.

myeloproliferative

English

Adjective

(-)
  • (medicine) of or pertaining to the presence of an abnormal proliferation of myelopoietic cells (from bone marrow)
  • Derived terms

    * myeloproliferative disease * myeloproliferative disorder * myeloproliferative syndrome

    myelofibrosis

    English

    Noun

    (-) (wikipedia myelofibrosis)
  • A myeloproliferative disorder of the bone marrow, in which the marrow undergoes fibrosis.