A condition in which there is a lack or abnormal deficiency of granulocytes in the blood.


Agranulocytosis is a condition associated with certain medications such as antithyroid drugs, antibiotics, cytotoxic drugs, and antiepileptic drugs.

Word origin: a, from the Greek, meaning without; granulocyte, a particular kind of cell; osis, from the Greek, meaning condition [esp. disorder].

Compare: granulocytosis.
See also: neutropenia, granulocytopenia.

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