Agranulocytosis is a medical condition where there are very few granulocytes (a kind of white blood cell) in the blood. It is a type of severe and dangerous leukopenia (a condition of very low number of white blood cells). If the agranulocytosis is because of a lack of neutrophils (called neutropenia), it is especially bad.
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Where does the name come from?Edit
Agranulocytosis is a medical word made up of three parts:
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- "Neutropenia: Practice Essentials, Background, Pathophysiology". 4 February 2019 – via eMedicine. Cite journal requires