Definition of Addisonian anaemia in English:
Another term for pernicious anaemia.
- 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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