How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"penia" is from "penia" (poverty or want) spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.
A word ending that indicates deficiency. Created by people to expand meaning of words. Can be added to the end of many words.
Examples of how the word is used
|Is osteopenia a problem requiring treatment?|
|Lymphopenia (low white count) is very common in viral infections such as flu.|