Definition of Agranulocytosis

1. Noun. An acute blood disorder (often caused by radiation or drug therapy) characterized by severe reduction in granulocytes.

Exact synonyms: Agranulosis, Granulocytopenia
Generic synonyms: Blood Disease, Blood Disorder
Derivative terms: Agranulocytic



Definition of Agranulocytosis

1. Noun. An acute condition involving a severe and dangerous leukopenia, particularly of neutrophils, causing a neutropenia in the circulating blood. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Agranulocytosis

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Medical Definition of Agranulocytosis

1. A symptom complex characterised by marked decrease in the number of granulocytes and by lesions of the throat and other mucous membranes, of the gastrointestinal tract and of the skin, also called granulocytopenia and Schultz's disease. (18 Nov 1997)

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Literary usage of Agranulocytosis

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1. Schizophrenia, 1993: A Special Report edited by David Shore, Samuel J. Keith (1996)
"If further research efforts are successful in identifying risk factors or mechanisms involved in clozapine- induced agranulocytosis, perhaps the condition ..."

2. Drug Labeling in Developing Countries by United States, Office of Technology Assessment, Congress, House (1993)
"With respect to dipyrone, a pain reliever that was withdrawn from the US and British markets because it could cause agranulocytosis, a fatal blood condition ..."

3. Drug Labeling In Developing Countriesby DIANE Publishing Company by DIANE Publishing Company (1993)
"With respect to dipyrone, a pain reliever that was withdrawn from the US and British markets because it could cause agranulocytosis, a fatal blood condition ..."

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