hypochromia

noun

hy·​po·​chro·​mia ˌhī-pə-ˈkrō-mē-ə How to pronounce hypochromia (audio)
1
: deficiency of color or pigmentation
2
: deficiency of hemoglobin in the red blood cells (as in nutritional anemia)

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“Hypochromia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hypochromia. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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