hypochromic anemia

noun, Pathology
an anemia characterized by an abnormally low concentration of hemoglobin in the red blood cells, often due to iron deficiency.
1920–25; hypo- + chromic
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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