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leukopenia

or leu路co路pe路ni路a

[ loo-kuh-pee-nee-uh ]
/ 藢lu k蓹藞pi ni 蓹 /
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noun Medicine/Medical.
a decrease in the number of white blood cells in the blood.

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Also called leu路ko路cy路to路pe路ni路a [loo-kuh-sahy-tuh-pee-nee-uh]. /藢lu k蓹藢sa瑟 t蓹藞pi ni 蓹/.

Origin of leukopenia

1895鈥1900; <New Latin leucopenia, equivalent to leuco-leuko- + Greek pen铆a poverty, akin to p茅nesthai to be poor, toil; see -ia

OTHER WORDS FROM leukopenia

leu路ko路pe路nic, adjective
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Medical definitions for leukopenia

leukopenia

n.
An abnormally low number of white blood cells in the circulating blood.leukocytopenia

Other words from leukopenia

leu鈥瞜o鈥enic adj.
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