leucopenia

[loo-kuh-pee-nee-uh]
noun Medicine/Medical.
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leucopenia or leukopenia (ˌluːkəʊˈpiːnɪə)
 
n
pathol an abnormal reduction in the number of white blood cells in the blood, characteristic of certain diseases
 
[C19: from leuco- + Greek penia poverty]
 
leukopenia or leukopenia
 
n
 
[C19: from leuco- + Greek penia poverty]
 
leuco'penic or leukopenia
 
adj
 
leuko'penic or leukopenia
 
adj

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leucopenia leu·co·pe·ni·a (lōō'kə-pē'nē-ə)
n.
Variant of leukopenia.

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Only one study reported an adverse event of thrombocytopenia and leucopenia, making comparisons between medications impossible.
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