cytopenia


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cytopenia

 [si″to-pe´ne-ah]
deficiency in numbers of any of the blood cell elements.

cy·to·pe·ni·a

(sī'tō-pē'nē-ă),
A reduction, that is, hypocytosis, or a lack of cellular elements in the circulating blood.
[cyto- + G. penia, poverty]

cytopenia

/cy·to·pe·nia/ (-pe´ne-ah) deficiency in the number of any of the cellular elements of the blood.

cytopenia

[-pē′nē·ə]
Etymology: Gk, kytos + penes, poor
a deficiency in numbers of the blood cell elements.

cytopenia

A generic term for a decreased number of cells in the circulation—e.g., thrombocytopenia, leukopenia.

cytopenia

A ↓ number of cells in the circulation–eg, thrombocytopenia, leukopenia

cy·to·pe·nia

(sī'tō-pē'nē-ă)
A reduction, i.e., hypocytosis, or a lack of cellular elements in the circulating blood.
[cyto- + G. penia, poverty]

cytopenia

deficiency in the cells of the blood.
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