neutropenia

[noo-truh-pee-nee-uh, nyoo-]
noun Medicine/Medical.
a decrease in the number of neutrophils in the blood: mild, moderate, or severe neutropenia.

Origin:
neutro(phil)+ -penia

neutropenic, adjective
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neutropenia (ˌnjuːtrəˈpiːnɪə)
 
n
an abnormal reduction in the number of neutrophils in the blood, as seen in certain anaemias and leukaemias

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neutropenia neu·tro·pe·ni·a (nōō'trə-pē'nē-ə, nyōō'-)
n.
The presence of abnormally small numbers of neutrophils in the blood. Also called neutrophilic leukopenia.

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Leukopenia and neutropenia due to splenomegaly with splenic margination.
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