Origin of leukopenia
First Known Use: 1898
Medical Definition of leukopenia
: a condition in which the number of white blood cells circulating in the blood is abnormally low and which is most commonly due to a decreased production of new cells in conjunction with various infectious diseases, as a reaction to various drugs or other chemicals, or in response to irradiation
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