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Meaning of MALIGNANT ANEMIA

 
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 Definition: 
[n]  a chronic progressive anemia of older adults; thought to result from a lack of intrinsic factor (a substance secreted by the stomach that is responsible for the absorption of vitamin B12)
 
 Synonyms: malignant anaemia, pernicious anaemia, pernicious anemia
 
 See Also: anaemia, anemia, megaloblastic anaemia, megaloblastic anemia, metaplastic anaemia, metaplastic anemia

 

 

 

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