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Eosinopenia

Definition

noun

An abnormally low concentration of circulating eosinophils in the blood.


Supplement

Eosinopenia may be observed in individuals administered with glucocorticoids or suffering from Cushing's disease.


Word origin: eosinophil + Greek penĂ­a (deficiency).

Compare: eosinophilia
See also: leukopenia, basopenia, neutropenia.


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