Welcome to biology-online.net! Please login to access all site features. Create account.
Log me on automatically each visit
Edit page |
Page history |
An abnormally low concentration of circulating neutrophils in the blood.
For instance, an absolute neutrophil count (ANC) of <500 per microlitre is considered (severe type) neutropenia. Individuals with neutropenia are more susceptible to bacterial infections.
Word origin: Latin prefix neutro- + Greek penía (deficiency).
See also: granulocytopenia, agranulocytosis.
Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page
This page was last modified on 12 December 2008, at 00:45. This page has been accessed 3,431 times. What links here
| Related changes
| Permanent link
© Biology-Online.org. All Rights Reserved.
Register | Login
| About Us | Contact Us | Link to Us | Disclaimer & Privacy | Powered by CASPION