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neutropenia

[noo-truh-pee-nee-uh, nyoo-] /ˌnu trəˈpi ni ə, ˌnyu-/
noun, Medicine/Medical
1.
a decrease in the number of neutrophils in the blood:
mild, moderate, or severe neutropenia.
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neutropenic, adjective
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  • Leukopenia and neutropenia due to splenomegaly with splenic margination.
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neutropenia

/ˌnjuːtrəˈpiːnɪə/
noun
1.
an abnormal reduction in the number of neutrophils in the blood, as seen in certain anaemias and leukaemias
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neutropenia in Medicine

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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