Agranulocytosis Definition

ā-grănyə-lō-sī-tōsĭs
noun
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.
American Heritage
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.
Webster's New World
An acute condition characterized by a marked decrease in circulating granulocytes, especially neutrophils, and often leading to infection. It is usually drug-induced or caused by exposure to radiation or toxic chemicals.
American Heritage Medicine

An acute condition involving a severe and dangerous leukopenia, particularly of neutrophils, causing a neutropenia in the circulating blood.

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Singular:
agranulocytosis
Plural:
agranulocytoses

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