Pertaining to leukopenia.

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leu·ko·pe·nic (loo″ko-peґnik) 1. pertaining to or characterized by leukopenia. 2. causing leukopenia.

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  • leukopenic — See leukopenia. * * * …   Universalium

  • leukopenic — adjective a) Having leukopenia. b) Characterized by, or concerning, leukopenia …   Wiktionary

  • leukopenic — adj. of leukopenia, pertaining to an abnormal decrease in the number of white blood cells in the blood …   English contemporary dictionary

  • leukopenic — leu·ko·pe·nic …   English syllables

  • leukopenic — adjective see leukopenia …   Useful english dictionary

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  • leukopenia — leukopenic, adj. /looh keuh pee nee euh/, n. Med. a decrease in the number of white blood cells in the blood. Also, leucopenia. Also called leukocytopenia /looh keuh suy teuh pee nee euh/. [1895 1900; < NL leucopenia, equiv. to leuco LEUKO + Gk… …   Universalium

  • leukemia — Progressive proliferation of abnormal leukocytes found in hemopoietic tissues, other organs, and usually in the blood in increased numbers. L. is classified by the dominant cell type, and by duration from onset to death. This occurs in acute l.… …   Medical dictionary

  • leukopenia — noun Etymology: New Latin Date: 1898 a condition in which the number of white blood cells circulating in the blood is abnormally low • leukopenic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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