Purpura

Definition of Purpura

Pur´pu`ra
n.1.(Med.) A disease characterized by livid spots on the skin from extravasated blood, with loss of muscular strength, pain in the limbs, and mental dejection; the purples.
2.(Zool.) A genus of marine gastropods, usually having a rough and thick shell. Some species yield a purple dye.

Related Words

blood disease, blood disorder, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, nonthrombocytopenic purpura, peliosis, purpura hemorrhagica, thrombocytopenic purpura, Werlhof's disease
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