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hypochromia

Pronunciation: hi'po-kro'me-a

Definition: An anemic condition in which the percentage of hemoglobin in the red blood cells is lower than the normal range.

Synonym(s): hypochromasia, hypochromatism2, hypochrosis

[hypo- + G. chroma, color]

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