Meaning of agranulocytosis

a•gran•u•lo•cy•to•sis

Pronunciation: (u-gran"yu-lō-sī-tō'sis), [key]
— n. Pathol.
  1. a serious, acute blood disease, sometimes related to drug or radiation therapy, characterized by extreme leukopenia, fever, and ulcerations of the mucous membranes.
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