Definition of Microcytic anemia

1. Noun. Anemia in which the average size of erythrocytes is smaller than normal.

Exact synonyms: Microcytic Anaemia
Generic synonyms: Anaemia, Anemia
Terms within: Microcytosis



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Microcytic Anemia

microcycles
microcylinder
microcylinders
microcylindrical
microcyst
microcystic adenoma of pancreas
microcystic disease of renal medulla
microcystic epithelial dystrophy
microcystin
microcystins
microcyte
microcytes
microcythemia
microcytic
microcytic anaemia
microcytic anemia (current term)
microcytosis
microcytotic
microdactylia
microdactylous
microdactyly
microdata
microdecision
microdecisions
microdeletion
microdeletions
microdensitometer
microdensitometers
microdermabrasion
microdetail

Literary usage of Microcytic anemia

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1. The Women's Health and Aging Study: Health and Social Characteristics of edited by Jack M. Guralnik, Linda P. Fried, Eleanor M. Simonsick, Judith D. Kasper, Mary E. Lafferty (1996)
"However, 23 percent were classified as having microcytic anemia and 6 percent macrocytic anemia. Stratified by age, a noticeably smaller proportion of women ..."

2. Environmental Issues in Primary Careedited by Barbara S. Murdock edited by Barbara S. Murdock (1994)
"Three of the most common causes of microcytic anemia are iron deficiency, hemoglobinopathy, and lead poisoning. In lead-poisoned patients, anemia is usually ..."

3. The Oxford Medicine by Henry Asbury Christian, James Mackenzie (1920)
"An examination of the blood smears may reveal a microcytic anemia and thus suggest that hemo- lytic icterus has been the precursor of gallstones. ..."

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