neutropenia

noun
neu·​tro·​pe·​nia | \ ˌn(y)ü-trə-ˈpē-nē-ə How to pronounce neutropenia (audio) \

Definition of neutropenia

: leukopenia in which the decrease in white blood cells is chiefly in neutrophils

Other Words from neutropenia

neutropenic \ ˌn(y)ü-​trə-​ˈpē-​nik How to pronounce neutropenic (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of neutropenia

1915, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for neutropenia

New Latin, from neutro- (from International Scientific Vocabulary neutrophil) + -penia

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neutropenia

noun
neu·​tro·​pe·​nia | \ ˌn(y)ü-trə-ˈpē-nē-ə How to pronounce neutropenia (audio) \

Medical Definition of neutropenia

: leukopenia in which the decrease in white blood cells is chiefly in neutrophils

Other Words from neutropenia

neutropenic \ -​ˈpē-​nik How to pronounce neutropenic (audio) \ adjective

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