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Medical Term:

aleukocytosis

Pronunciation: ā-lū-kō-sī-tō′sis

Definition

Absence or great reduction (relative or absolute) of the number of leukocytes in the circulating blood (an advanced degree of leukopenia), or the lack of leukocytes in an anatomic lesion.

[G. a- priv. + leukos, white, + kytos, a hollow (cell)]

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