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Medical Dictionary

myelophthisic anemia

noun my·e·lo·phthi·sic anemia \-ˈtiz-ik-, -ˈtī-sik-\

Medical Definition of MYELOPHTHISIC ANEMIA

:  anemia in which the blood-forming elements of the bone marrow are unable to reproduce normal blood cells and which is commonly caused by specific toxins or by overgrowth of tumor cells


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