Definition of aplastic anaemia in English:

aplastic anaemia

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[mass noun] Medicine
  • Deficiency of all types of blood cell caused by failure of bone marrow development.
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    • 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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