my·elo·ab·la·tion (mi″ə-lo-ab-laґshən) [myelo- + ablation] severe or complete bone marrow suppression (q.v.), such as by administration of high doses of chemotherapy or radiation therapy prior to bone marrow transplantation. myeloablative adj

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