neutropenia


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neu·tro·pe·ni·a

 (no͞o′trə-pē′nē-ə, nyo͞o′-)
n.
An abnormally low level of neutrophils in the circulating blood.


neu′tro·pen′ic (-pĕn′ĭk) adj.

neutropenia

(ˌnjuːtrəˈpiːnɪə)
n
(Pathology) an abnormal reduction in the number of neutrophils in the blood, as seen in certain anaemias and leukaemias

neu•tro•pe•ni•a

(ˌnu trəˈpi ni ə, ˌnyu-)
n.
an abnormal decline of neutrophils in the blood.
[1930–35]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.neutropenia - leukopenia in which the decrease is primarily in number of neutrophils (the chief phagocytic leukocyte)
leucopenia, leukopenia - an abnormal lowering of the white blood cell count
cyclic neutropenia - neutropenia that occurs periodically
Translations

neu·tro·pe·ni·a

n. neutropenia. V.: agranulocytosis

neutropenia

n neutropenia
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