noun[mass noun] Medicine
Deficiency of all types of blood cell caused by failure of bone marrow development.
More 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.
Definition of aplastic anaemia in:
- The US English dictionary