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View in Spanish: Linfocitopenia

Lymphocytopenia (LIM-foh-SY-toh-PEE-nee-uh)
A condition in which there is a lower-than-normal number of lymphocytes (a type of white blood cell) in the blood. Also called lymphocytic leukopenia and lymphopenia.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.