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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.

leu·ko·pe·ni·a

(lū'kō-pē'nē-ă),
The antithesis of leukocytosis; any situation in which the total number of leukocytes in the circulating blood is less than normal, the lower limit of which is generally regarded as 4000-5000/mm3.
Synonym(s): leukocytopenia
[leuko(cyte) + G. penia, poverty]

leukopenia

/leu·ko·pe·nia/ (-pe´ne-ah) reduction of the number of leukocytes in the blood below about 5000 per cubic mm.leukope´nic
basophilic leukopenia  basophilopenia.
malignant leukopenia , pernicious leukopenia agranulocytosis.

leukopenia

also

leucopenia

(lo͞o′kə-pē′nē-ə)
n.
An abnormally low number of leukocytes in the circulating blood.

leu′ko·pe′nic adj.

leukopenia

[lo̅o̅′kōpē′nē·ə]
Etymology: Gk, leukos + penes, poor
an abnormal decrease in the total peripheral blood white cell count, often associated with chemotherapy or radiation. Leukopenia may result from an idiosyncratic drug reaction and may be seen in acute myeloblastic leukemia. Also spelled leucopenia. Also called leucocytopenia. Compare aleukia, leukocytosis. See also aplastic anemia, leukocyte. leukopenic, adj.

leukopenia

Hematology A ↓ total WBC count–< 0.4 x 1012/L–US: < 0.4 x 106/µL that results from BM depression due viral–eg, hepatitis, infectious mononucleosis, rubella or bacterial–eg, Salmonella spp infection or exposure to myelotoxic agents–eg, benzene, chemotherapy. See Benign glandular leukopenia, Differential white cell count.

leu·ko·pe·ni·a

(lū'kō-pē'nē-ă)
Any condition in which the number of leukocytes in the circulating blood is lower than normal, the lower limit of which is generally regarded as 4000-5000/mm3
Synonym(s): leukocytopenia, leucocytopenia, leucopenia.
[leuko(cyte) + G. penia, poverty]

Leukopenia

A condition in which the number of leukocytes circulating in the blood is abnormally low and which is most commonly due to a decreased production of new cells in conjunction with various infectious diseases or as a reaction to various drugs or other chemicals.

leukopenia

reduced total white blood cell count

leukopenia (lōōˈ·k·pēˑ·nē·),

n a condition characterized by the atypical decrease in circulating white blood cells (less than 5000 cells per cubic millimeter). The condition may be related to radiation poisoning, a reaction to a drug, or other pathologic conditions. Also called
leucocytopenia.

leu·ko·pe·ni·a

(lū'kō-pē'nē-ă)
Antithesis of leukocytosis; any situation in which total number of leukocytes in circulating blood is less than normal.
Synonym(s): leucocytopenia, leucopenia.
[leuko(cyte) + G. penia, poverty]

leukopenia (loo´kōpē´nēə),

n a decrease in the normal number of white blood cells in the circulating blood. Various lower limits are given; e.g., leukopenia signifies less than 4000 white blood cells per cubic millimeter. See also lymphocytopenia; neutropenia.

leukopenia

reduction of the number of leukocytes in the blood. It is a common manifestation of a number of diseases, especially those caused by viruses, by a severe inflammatory lesion that draws off large numbers of leukocytes, a consumption leukopenia, and by toxins which depress bone marrow function. See also radiation injury, pteridium aquilinum and stachybotris atra.

malignant leukopenia, pernicious leukopenia
agranulocytosis.
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