granulocytopenia


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granulocytopenia

(ˌɡrænjʊləʊˌsaɪtəʊˈpiːnɪə)
n
(Pathology) a diminished number of granulocytes in the blood, which occurs in certain forms of anaemia
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Noun1.granulocytopenia - an acute blood disorder (often caused by radiation or drug therapy) characterized by severe reduction in granulocytes
blood disease, blood disorder - a disease or disorder of the blood
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gran·u·lo·cy·to·pe·ni·a

n. granulocitopenia, deficiencia de granulocitos en la sangre.
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Patients with myeloproliferative disorders, a history of toxic or idiosyncratic agranulocytosis or severe granulocytopenia (with the exception of granulocytopenia / agranulocytosis from previous chemotherapy) 2.
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The marrow morphological characteristics are associated with peripheral blood cytopenias of one ormore lineage: anemia, granulocytopenia or thrombocytopenia.
Alcohol abuse has an adverse effect on hematopoiesis and can cause leukopenia, granulocytopenia, and thrombocytopenia in humans (Latvala et al.
Chronic silastic central venous catheterization for induction, maintenance and support of persistent granulocytopenia in rabbits.
2) It has been documented that periodontal pathogens normally associated with infections in myelosuppressed cancer patients, as well as indigenous oral flora, are associated with acute periodontal infections during granulocytopenia.
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