anemia

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glandular disorder caused by failure of function of the cortex of the adrenal gland and marked by anemia and prostration with brownish skin Addison's disease , Addison's syndrome , hypoadrenalism , hypoadrenocorticism
B vitamin that is used to treat pernicious anemia antipernicious anemia factor , cobalamin , cyanocobalamin , vitamin B12
anemia characterized by pancytopenia resulting from failure of the bone marrow; can be caused by neoplasm or by toxic exposure aplastic anaemia , aplastic anemia
anemia with little capacity for making red blood cells aplastic anemia , pancytopenia
disease characterized by congestion and enlargement of the spleen; accompanied by anemia or cirrhosis Banti's disease , Banti's syndrome
iron deficiency anemia in young women; characterized by weakness and menstrual disturbances and a green color to the skin chlorosis , greensickness
persistent gastritis can be a symptom of a gastric ulcer or pernicious anemia or stomach cancer or other disorders chronic gastritis
glossitis with atrophy of tongue tissue; sometimes accompanies pernicious anemia chronic glossitis
rare congenital anemia characterized by pancytopenia and hypoplasia of the bone marrow congenital pancytopenia , Fanconi's anaemia , Fanconi's anemia
disease of cattle and sheep attributed to a dietary deficiency; characterized by anemia and softening of the bones and a slow stiff gait creeps
congenital form of anemia occurring mostly in blacks; characterized by abnormal blood cells having a crescent shape crescent-cell anaemia , crescent-cell anemia , drepanocytic anaemia , drepanocytic anemia , sickle-cell anaemia , sickle-cell anemia , sickle-cell disease
severe anemia in newborn babies; the result of Rh incompatibility between maternal and fetal blood; typically occurs when the child of an Rh-negative mother inherits Rh-positive blood from the father; can be diagnosed before birth by amniocentesis erythroblastosis fetalis
anemia resulting from eating fava beans; victims have an inherited blood abnormality and enzyme deficiency favism
trade name of a drug rich in iron; used to treat some kinds of anemia Feosol
trade name of a drug rich in iron; used to treat some types of anemia Fergon
medicine that increases the hemoglobin content of the blood; used to treat iron-deficiency anemia haematinic , hematinic
anemia resulting from destruction of erythrocytes haemolytic anaemia , hemolytic anemia
anemia characterized by an increase in the concentration of corpuscular hemoglobin hyperchromic anaemia , hyperchromic anemia
abnormally heavy or prolonged menstruation; can be a symptom of uterine tumors and can lead to anemia if prolonged hypermenorrhea , menorrhagia
anemia characterized by a decrease in the concentration of corpuscular hemoglobin hypochromic anaemia , hypochromic anemia
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