pancytopenia


pan·cy·to·pe·nia

noun \ˌpan-ˌsī-tə-ˈpē-nē-ə\

Definition of PANCYTOPENIA

:  an abnormal reduction in the number of erythrocytes, white blood cells, and blood platelets in the blood; also :  a disorder (as aplastic anemia) characterized by such a reduction

Origin of PANCYTOPENIA

New Latin, from pan- + cyt- + -penia
First Known Use: circa 1941

pan·cy·to·pe·nia

noun \ˌpan-ˌsīt-ə-ˈpē-nē-ə\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PANCYTOPENIA

: an abnormal reduction in the number of red blood cells, white blood cells, and blood platelets in the blood; also : a disorder (as aplastic anemia) characterized by such a reduction
pan·cy·to·pe·nic \-ˈpē-nik\ adjective

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