hypochromic anemia

noun
hy·​po·​chro·​mic anemia | \ ˌhī-pə-ˌkrō-mik- How to pronounce hypochromic anemia (audio) \

Medical Definition of hypochromic anemia

: an anemia marked by deficient hemoglobin and usually microcytic red blood cells and associated with lack of available iron — compare hyperchromic anemia

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“Hypochromic anemia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hypochromic%20anemia. Accessed 21 Jun. 2021.

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