Granulocytopenia granulocyt(e) + o + Greek penía, meaning “poverty” or “need” is an abnormally low concentration of granulocytes in the blood. In humans, granulocyte count of < 0.5 × 109/l in peripheral blood is a severe form of granulocyteopenia. The condition results possibly from congenital or acquired defective granulocyte precursor production. It may also be due to an increase in the destruction of mature granulocytes.
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