erythropenia


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erythropenia

 [ĕ-rith″ro-pe´ne-ah]
deficiency in the number of erythrocytes.
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e·ryth·ro·pe·ni·a

(ĕ-rith'rō-pē'nē-ă),
Deficiency in the number of red blood cells.
Synonym(s): erythrocytopenia
[erythrocyte + G. penia, poverty]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

e·ryth·ro·pe·ni·a

(ĕ-rith'rō-pē'nē-ă)
Deficiency in the number of red blood cells.
[erythrocyte + G. penia, poverty]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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