Plummer-Vinson syndrome

noun
Plum·​mer-Vin·​son syndrome | \ ˈpləm-ər-ˈvin(t)-sən- \

Medical Definition of Plummer-Vinson syndrome

: a condition that is marked especially by the growth of a mucous membrane across the esophageal lumen, by difficulty in swallowing, and by hypochromic anemia and that is usually considered to be due to an iron deficiency

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