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aplastic anemia

Syllabification: a·plas·tic a·ne·mi·a
Pronunciation: /āˌplastik əˈnēmēə

Definition of aplastic anemia in English:


Deficiency of all types of blood cells caused by failure of bone marrow development.
Example sentences
  • Bone marrow transplantation may be considered in some cases of sickle cell anemia, thalassemia, and aplastic anemia.
  • When she developed aplastic anaemia, her bone marrow failed so she could not produce the vital blood cells that fight infection and deliver oxygen around the body.
  • She has been fighting against the debilitating illness aplastic anaemia since she was diagnosed with the condition in the summer of 2000.

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