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pure red cell aplasia

 

Definition: a transitory arrest of red blood cell production that may occur in the course of a hemolytic anemia, often preceded by infection, or as a complication of certain drugs; if the arrest persists, severe anemia may result.

See Also: congenital hypoplastic anemia

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