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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.
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a·leu·ko·cy·to·sis

(ā-lū-kō-sī-tō'sis),
Absence or great reduction (relative or absolute) of the number of leukocytes in the circulating blood (that is, an advanced degree of leukopenia), or the lack of leukocytes in an anatomic lesion.
[G. a- priv. + leukos, white, + kytos, a hollow (cell)]
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a·leu·ko·cy·to·sis

(ā'lū-kō-sī-tō'sis)
Absence or great reduction of white blood cells in the circulating blood, or the lack of leukocytes in an anatomic lesion.
[G. a- priv. + leukos, white, + kytos, a hollow (cell)]
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