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Pronunciation: lim'fo-pe'ne-a

Definition: A reduction, relative or absolute, in the number of lymphocytes in the circulating blood.

Synonym(s): lymphocytic leukopenia, lymphocytopenia

[lympho- + G. penia, poverty]

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