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[loo-kuh-pee-nee-uh] /ˌlu kəˈpi ni ə/
noun, Medicine/Medical Unabridged
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  • Only one study reported an adverse event of thrombocytopenia and leucopenia, making comparisons between medications impossible.
British Dictionary definitions for leucopenia


(pathol) an abnormal reduction in the number of white blood cells in the blood, characteristic of certain diseases
Derived Forms
leucopenic, especially (US) leukopenic, adjective
Word Origin
C19: from leuco- + Greek penia poverty
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leucopenia in Medicine

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

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