neutropenia

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noun neu·tro·pe·nia \ˌn(y)ü-trə-ˈpē-nē-ə\

Definition of neutropenia

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

neutropenic

play \ˌn(y)ü-trə-ˈpē-nik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of neutropenia

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


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neutropenia

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noun neu·tro·pe·nia \ˌn(y)ü-trə-ˈpē-nē-ə\

Medical Definition of neutropenia

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

neutropenic

\-ˈpē-nik\play adjective

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