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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: hi'po-glo-byu'le-a

Definition: Obsolete term for abnormally low numbers of red blood cells in the circulating blood; also used infrequently with reference to abnormally decreased proportions of erythroid elements in the bone marrow.

[hypo- + G. globulus, globule]

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