granulocytopenia


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granulocytopenia

 [gran″u-lo-si″to-pe´ne-ah]
a reduction in the number of granular leukocytes in the blood that is less severe than agranulocytosis; called also granulopenia.

gran·u·lo·cy·to·pe·ni·a

(gran'yū-lō-sī'tō-pē'nē-ă),
Fewer than the normal number of granular leukocytes in the blood.
[granulocyte + G. penia, poverty]

granulocytopenia

/gran·u·lo·cy·to·pe·nia/ (gran″u-lo-si″-to-pe´ne-ah) reduction in the number of granular leukocytes in the blood.

granulocytopenia

[gran′yo̅o̅lōsī′tōpē′nē·ə]
Etymology: L, granulum + Gk, kytos, cell, penia, poverty
an abnormal decrease in the total number of granulocytes in the blood. Also called granulopenia, neutropenia. Compare granulocytosis. See also leukopenia. granulocytopenic, adj.

Agranulocytosis

A marked decrease in neutrophils < 500/mm3; it is loosely equivalent to neutropaenia in the working parlance.
Artiology Acquired due to prescription drugs—chloramphenicol, clozapine, nitrous oxide, procainamide, sulfonamides, thiazide diuretics.
Clinical findings Fever, malaise, mucocutaneous ulcers (throat, GI tract, skin).

granulocytopenia

Agranulocytosis, see there.

gran·u·lo·cy·to·pe·ni·a

(gran'yū-lō-sī'tō-pē'nē-ă)
Less than the normal number of granular leukocytes in the blood.
Synonym(s): granulopenia.
[granulocyte + G. penia, poverty]

granulocytopenia

Deficiency of GRANULOCYTES in the blood.

granulocytopenia (granˈ·yu·lō·sīˈ·t·pēˑ·nē·),

n decreased volume of granulocytes in the blood. Also called
granulopenia or
neutropenia.

gran·u·lo·cy·to·pe·ni·a

(gran'yū-lō-sī'tō-pē'nē-ă)
Fewer than normal number of granular leukocytes in the blood.
[granulocyte + G. penia, poverty]

granulocytopenia

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