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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-gran-yuh-loh-sahy-toh-sis]
    • /əˌgræn yə loʊ saɪˈtoʊ sɪs/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-gran-yuh-loh-sahy-toh-sis]
    • /əˌgræn yə loʊ saɪˈtoʊ sɪs/

Definitions of agranulocytosis word

  • noun agranulocytosis a serious and sometimes fatal illness characterized by a marked reduction of leucocytes, usually caused by hypersensitivity to certain drugs 3
  • noun agranulocytosis a disorder characterized by a significant decrease of granulocytes in the blood and often resulting in high fever, weakness, and ulceration of the mucous membranes 3
  • noun agranulocytosis a serious, acute blood disease, sometimes related to drug or radiation therapy, characterized by extreme leukopenia, fever, and ulcerations of the mucous membranes. 1
  • noun agranulocytosis A deficiency of granulocytes in the blood, causing increased vulnerability to infection. 1
  • noun agranulocytosis (pathology) An acute condition involving a severe and dangerous leukopenia, particularly of neutrophils, causing a neutropenia in the circulating blood. 0

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Origin of agranulocytosis

First appearance:

before 1925
One of the 11% newest English words
First recorded in 1925-30; a-6 + granulocyte + -osis

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agranulocytosis popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 51% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
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