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

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“Cytopenia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cytopenia. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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