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also leu·co·pe·ni·a  (lo͞o′kə-pē′nē-ə)
An abnormally low number of leukocytes in the circulating blood.

leu′ko·pe′nic adj.
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or leu•co•pe•ni•a

(ˌlu kəˈpi ni ə)

also leu•ko•cy•to•pe•ni•a

(-ˌsaɪ tə-)

a decrease in the number of white blood cells in the blood.
leu`ko•pe′nic, adj.
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Noun1.leukopenia - an abnormal lowering of the white blood cell count
blood disease, blood disorder - a disease or disorder of the blood
neutropenia - leukopenia in which the decrease is primarily in number of neutrophils (the chief phagocytic leukocyte)
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n. leucopenia, número anormalmente bajo de glóbulos blancos.
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