esp US leukopenia
/ (ˌluːkəʊˈpiːnɪə) /
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pathol an abnormal reduction in the number of white blood cells in the blood, characteristic of certain diseases
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Derived forms of leucopenialeucopenic or esp US leukopenic, adjective
Word Origin for leucopenia
C19: from leuco- + Greek penia poverty
Words nearby leucopenia
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Medical definitions for leucopenia
[ lōō′kə-pē′nē-ə ]
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