myelophthisic anemia

noun

my·​e·​lo·​phthi·​sic anemia -ˈtiz-ik- How to pronounce myelophthisic anemia (audio) -ˈtī-sik- How to pronounce myelophthisic anemia (audio)
: 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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“Myelophthisic anemia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/myelophthisic%20anemia. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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