iron-deficiency anemia

noun

Medical Definition of iron-deficiency anemia

: anemia that is caused by a deficiency of iron and characterized by hypochromic microcytic red blood cells

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“Iron-deficiency anemia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/iron-deficiency%20anemia. Accessed 1 Oct. 2022.

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