neutropenia

[noo-truh-pee-nee-uh, nyoo-]

noun Medicine/Medical.

a decrease in the number of neutrophils in the blood: mild, moderate, or severe neutropenia.

Origin of neutropenia

Related formsneu·tro·pe·nic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for neutropenia

neutropenia

noun

an abnormal reduction in the number of neutrophils in the blood, as seen in certain anaemias and leukaemias
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neutropenia in Medicine

neutropenia

[nōō′trə-pēnē-ə]

n.

The presence of abnormally small numbers of neutrophils in the blood.neutrophilic leukopenia
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