Lymphocytopenia

Definition

noun

A condition in which there is an abnormally low level of lymphocytes in the blood.


Supplement

The types of lymphocytopenia are:


Word origin: lymphocyte + Greek penía (poverty, need).
Related forms: lymphocytopenic (adjective).

Synonym: lymphopenia
Compare: lymphocytosis
See also: leukopenia.


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