[hahy-puh-kroh-mee-uh] /ˌhaɪ pəˈkroʊ mi ə/
an anemic condition due to a deficiency of hemoglobin in the red blood cells.
insufficient color or pigmentation.
hypochromia hy·po·chro·mi·a (hī’pō-krō’mē-ə)
An anemic condition in which the percentage of hemoglobin in red blood cells is abnormally low. Also called hypochromasia, hypochromatism.
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.
hypochylia hy·po·chy·li·a (hī’pō-kī’lē-ə) n. Deficiency of gastric juice.
hypocomplementemia hy·po·com·ple·men·te·mi·a (hī’pō-kŏm’plə-mən-tē’mē-ə) n. A hereditary or acquired condition in which a component of blood complement is lacking or reduced.
[hahy-pok-uh-riz-uh m, hi-] /haɪˈpɒk əˌrɪz əm, hɪ-/ noun 1. a pet name. 2. the practice of using a pet name. 3. the use of forms of speech imitative of baby talk, especially by an adult. /haɪˈpɒkəˌrɪzəm/ noun 1. a pet name, esp one using a diminutive affix: “Sally” is a hypocorism for “Sarah” 2. another […]