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leukopenia

 [loo″ko-pe´ne-ah]
reduction of the number of leukocytes in the blood below about 5000 per mm3. Called also aleukemia, aleukocytosis, and leukocytopenia. adj., adj leukope´nic.
malignant leukopenia (pernicious leukopenia) agranulocytosis.

a·leu·ki·a

(ā-lū'kē-ă),
1. Absence or extremely decreased number of leukocytes in the circulating blood; sometimes also termed aleukemic myelosis.
2. Obsolete name for thrombocytopenia.
[G. a- priv. + leukos, white]

aleukia

(1) Leukopenia.
(2) Thrombocytopenia.

a·leu·ki·a

(ā-lū'kē-ă)
Absence or extremely decreased number of leukocytes in the circulating blood; sometimes also termed aleukemic myelosis.
[G. a- priv. + leukos, white]
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(2) Alimentary toxic aleukia. Mycotoxicosis in people and some animals caused by ingesting one or more of the following genera of fungi that develop on damp grain crops: Actinomyces, Alternaria, Cladosporium, Fusarium, Penicillium, Piptocephalis, Rhizopus, Thammidium, Tricoderma, Trichothecium, and Verticillium.
Well documented human mycotoxicoses include ergotism [7], alimentary toxic aleukia [8], Balkan endemic nephropathy and acute aflatoxicoses [9].