Hypochromic-anemia



noun, Pathology.
1.
an anemia characterized by an abnormally low concentration of hemoglobin in the red blood cells, often due to iron deficiency.

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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