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Addisonian anaemia

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Definition of Addisonian anaemia in English:

noun

Another term for pernicious anaemia.
Example sentences
  • Pernicious anaemia, also called Addisonian anaemia, is a form of anaemia, affecting mainly older patients.
  • He did not publish until 1855, by which time he had separated the two anaemias, one he called ‘pernicious’, later known as Addisonian anaemia.
  • Addison's name is attached to two diseases, pernicious anaemia (Addisonian anaemia) and adrenal insufficiency (Addison's disease).

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