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neutropenia

Pronunciation: nu'tro-pe'ne-a

Definition: The presence of abnormally small numbers of neutrophils in the circulating blood.

Synonym(s): neutrophilic leukopenia, neutrophilopenia

[neutrophil + G. penia, poverty]

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