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hypochromic anemia

noun, Pathology.
an anemia characterized by an abnormally low concentration of hemoglobin in the red blood cells, often due to iron deficiency.
Origin of hypochromic anemia
First recorded in 1920-25; hypo- + chromic Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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hypochromic anemia in Medicine

hypochromic anemia n.
Anemia characterized by a decrease in the ratio of the weight of hemoglobin to the volume of the red blood cell.

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