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leukopenia

or leu·co·pe·ni·a

[loo-kuh-pee-nee-uh]
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noun Medicine/Medical.
  1. a decrease in the number of white blood cells in the blood.

Origin of leukopenia

1895–1900; < New Latin leucopenia, equivalent to leuco- leuko- + Greek penía poverty, akin to pénesthai to be poor, toil; see -ia
Also called leu·ko·cy·to·pe·ni·a [loo-kuh-sahy-tuh-pee-nee-uh] /ˌlu kəˌsaɪ təˈpi ni ə/.
Related formsleu·ko·pe·nic, adjective
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leukocytopenia in Medicine

leukocytopenia

([object Object])
n.
  1. leukopenia

leukopenia

n.
  1. An abnormally low number of white blood cells in the circulating blood.leukocytopenia
Related formsleu′ko•penic adj.

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