lymphopenia

lymphopenia

[lim-foh-pee-nee-uh, -peen-yuh]
noun Pathology.
a reduction in the number of lymphocytes in the blood.

Origin:
1905–10; < Neo-Latin; see lympho-, -penia

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lymphopenia lym·pho·pe·ni·a (lĭm'fə-pē'nē-ə)
n.
A reduction in the number of lymphocytes in the blood. Also called lymphocytic leukopenia, lymphocytopenia.

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