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Meaning of aplastic anemia

aplas'tic ane'mia

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— Pathol. Pathol.
  1. severe anemia due to destruction or depressed functioning of the bone marrow, usually resulting from bone cancer, radiation, or the toxic effects of certain drugs or chemicals.
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