Iron deficiency anemia

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iron deficiency anemia n.
A form of hypochromic microcytic anemia due to the dietary lack of iron or to a loss of iron from chronic bleeding.

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iron deficiency anemia

noun
a form of anemia due to lack of iron in the diet or to iron loss as a result of chronic bleeding 
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