granulocytopenia

/ (ˌɡrænjʊləʊˌsaɪtəʊˈpiːnɪə) /

noun

a diminished number of granulocytes in the blood, which occurs in certain forms of anaemia

Nearby words

  1. granuloblast,
  2. granulocyte,
  3. granulocytic leukemia,
  4. granulocytic sarcoma,
  5. granulocytic series,
  6. granulocytopoiesis,
  7. granulocytosis,
  8. granuloma,
  9. granuloma inguinale,
  10. granuloma multiforme

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Medicine definitions for granulocytopenia

granulocytopenia

[ grăn′yə-lō-sī′tə-pēnē-ə ]

n.

A condition characterized by an abnormally low number of granular white blood cells in the blood.granulopenia

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