achrestic anemia

[ ə-krĕstĭk ]

n.

A macrocytic anemia in which the changes in bone marrow and circulating blood resemble those of pernicious anemia.

Nearby words

  1. anaphoric,
  2. anaphrodisia,
  3. anaphrodisiac,
  4. anaphylactic,
  5. anaphylactic antibody,
  6. anaphylactogen,
  7. anaphylactogenesis,
  8. anaphylactoid,
  9. anaphylactoid purpura,
  10. anaphylactoid shock


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