a disorder characterized by a significant decrease of granulocytes in the blood and often resulting in high fever, weakness, and ulceration of the mucous membranes
Origin of agranulocytosisa- + granulocyt(e) + -osis
An acute disease marked by high fever and a sharp drop in circulating granular white blood cells. It may be drug-induced or caused by exposure to radiation.
(countable and uncountable, plural agranulocytoses)
a- + granulocyte + -osis