agranulocytosis definition

  • noun:
    • An acute condition marked by large temperature and a sharp fall in circulating granular white-blood cells. It may possibly be drug-induced or even the consequence of exposure to radiation.
    • An acute problem involving a severe and dangerous leukopenia, particularly of neutrophils, causing a neutropenia in circulating bloodstream.
    • an acute blood disorder (often caused by radiation or medicine treatment) characterized by severe lowering of granulocytes

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