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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: hi'po-ne'o-si-to'sis

Definition: Leukopenia associated with the presence of immature and young leukocytes (especially in the granulocytic series), a “shift to the left” in the hemogram.

Synonym(s): hyposkeocytosis

[hypo- + G. neos, new, + kytos, cell, + -osis, condition]

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