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Basophilic leukopenia

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Definition

noun

A form of leukopenia in which there is a decrease in the number of basophils in the blood.


Supplement

This condition is found in patients with autoimmune urticaria. In humans, basophilic leukopenia is when basophil count is less than 0.01 x 10 9/L.


Synonym: basocytopenia, basopenia.
Compare: basophilia
See also: leukopenia, eosinopenia, neutropenia.