Meaning of hypochromia

hy•po•chro•mi•a

Pronunciation: (hī"pu-krō'mē-u), [key]
— n. Pathol.
  1. an anemic condition due to a deficiency of hemoglobin in the red blood cells.
  2. insufficient color or pigmentation.
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