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Definition of "neutropenic" [neutropenic]

  • Having neutropenia. (adjective)
  • Characterized by, or concerning, neutropenia. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "neutropenic" in a sentence
  • "For a large part of the past two years Lucy has been neutropenic, meaning she has no natural resistance to infection."
  • "She was feverish and neutropenic from the chemotherapy, meaning that she had no power to fight whatever infection it was she had inside."
  • "Unfortunately, there is a time when you are fighting cancer that you become neutropenic, i.e., you have no white blood cells to fight off infection."