cytopenia

noun
cy·​to·​pe·​nia | \ -ˈpē-nē-ə How to pronounce cytopenia (audio) \

Medical Definition of cytopenia

: a deficiency of cellular elements of the blood especially : deficiency of a specific element (as granulocytes in granulocytopenia)

Other Words from cytopenia

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

Comments on cytopenia

What made you want to look up cytopenia? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

authorized for issue (as a bond)

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Musical Words Quiz

  • gramophone
  • Which word describes a musical performance marked by the absence of instrumental accompaniment?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Citation

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!