[ sahy-tuh-pee-nee-uh ]
/ ˌsaɪ təˈpi ni ə /
the condition of having a decreased number of cellular elements in the blood; hypocytosis.
Origin of cytopenia
cyto- + Greek penía poverty, want
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Medicine definitions for cytopenia
[ sī′tə-pē′nē-ə ]
A deficiency or lack of cellular elements in the circulating blood.
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