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Pronunciation: ā-lū′kē-ă


  1. Absence or extremely decreased number of leukocytes in the circulating blood; sometimes also termed aleukemic myelosis.
  2. Obsolete name for thrombocytopenia.

[G. a- priv. + leukos, white]

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