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An acute condition characterized by a marked decrease in circulating granulocytes, especially neutrophils, and often leading to infection. It is usually drug-induced or caused by exposure to radiation or toxic chemicals.
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(Pathology) a serious and sometimes fatal illness characterized by a marked reduction of leucocytes, usually caused by hypersensitivity to certain drugs
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a•gran•u•lo•cy•to•sis(əˌgræn yə loʊ saɪˈtoʊ sɪs)
an acute blood disorder characterized by a loss of circulating granulocytes, leading to fever and ulcerations of the mucous membranes.
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|Noun||1.||agranulocytosis - an acute blood disorder (often caused by radiation or drug therapy) characterized by severe reduction in granulocytes|
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n. agranulocitosis, condición aguda causada por la disminución excesiva de leucocitos en la sangre.
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