Adjective "neutropenic" definition and examples

Definitions and examples

adjective

  1. 'Despite initial pancytopenia and neutropenic sepsis, she has tolerated three cycles of chemotherapy.'
  2. 'It occurs not only in patients who are neutropenic after chemotherapy but also in otherwise healthy persons after elective surgery, automobile accidents, and other traumatic situations.'

Definitions

1. a decrease in the number of neutrophils in the blood: mild, moderate, or severe neutropenia.

More examples(as adjective)

"patients can be neutropenic."

"infections can be neutropenic."

Origin

(neutropenia)