nutritional anemia

noun

Medical Definition of nutritional anemia

: anemia (as hypochromic anemia) that results from inadequate intake or assimilation of materials essential for the production of red blood cells and hemoglobin

called also deficiency anemia

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“Nutritional anemia.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/nutritional%20anemia. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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