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- n. Alternative spelling of leukopenia.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A diminution in the number of white corpuscles in the blood. Also called hypoleucocytosis.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an abnormal lowering of the white blood cell count
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(Feied invented this word as well, stealing the suffix from "leucopenia," or low white-blood-cell counts.)
I was told that I also had leucopenia, a dangerously low white blood cell count.
As a child, I had watched my father suffer through a constellation of what I have since learned were autoimmune illnesses: inflammatory bowel disease, rheumatoid arthritis, and leucopenia.
- If severe anaemia or leucopenia develops, stop treatment and replace dapsone with another
As his leucopenia improved, we re-started the drug which reversed the rejection process and his renal function improved.
When we discontinued the drug because of leucopenia, rejection started to occur.
Pixantrone patients also had a higher incidence of leucopenia and numerically more severe cardiac events.
A petechial rash with thrombocytopenia and relative leucopenia.
Bone marrow biopsies are carried out for a number a different reasons including a low or high number of red blood cells (anemia), a low or high number of white blood cells (leucopenia), or a low or high number of platelets
The most common (incidence greater than or equal to 10%) grade 3-4 adverse events reported for pixantrone-treated subjects across the studies were neutropenia and leucopenia.