pancytopenia

noun pan·cy·to·pe·nia \ 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 (such as aplastic anemia) characterized by such a reduction

Origin and Etymology of pancytopenia

New Latin, from pan- + cyt- + -penia


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pancytopenia

noun pan·cy·to·pe·nia \ ˌpan-ˌsīt-ə-ˈpē-nē-ə \

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

pancytopenic

play \-ˈpē-nik\ adjective

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