Definition of agranulocytosis in English:


Syllabification: a·gran·u·lo·cy·to·sis
Pronunciation: /āˌgranyəlōsīˈtōsis


  • A deficiency of granulocytes in the blood, causing increased vulnerability to infection.
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    • The latter one leads to agranulocytosis; hence monitoring blood investigations is necessary.
    • In the United Kingdom the drug may only be prescribed by registered consultant psychiatrists; this reflects the serious adverse effect profile of the drug, which includes agranulocytosis.
    • None of the patients on the drug developed agranulocytosis.

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