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Medical Term:

familial microcytic anemia

 

Definition: a rare type of autosomal recessive hypochromic microcytic anemia associated with a defect of iron metabolism characterized by high serum iron, hepatic iron deposits, and absence of stainable bone marrow iron stores.

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