cytopenia

noun

cy·​to·​pe·​nia -ˈpē-nē-ə How to pronounce cytopenia (audio)
: a deficiency of cellular elements of the blood
especially : deficiency of a specific element (as granulocytes in granulocytopenia)
cytopenic adjective

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“Cytopenia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cytopenia. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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