hyperchromic anemia

hyperchromic anemia
hy·per·chro·mic anemia 'hī-pər-.krō-mik- n an anemia with increase of hemoglobin in individual red blood cells and reduction in the number of red blood cells see PERNICIOUS ANEMIA compare HYPOCHROMIC ANEMIA

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  • hyperchromic anemia — noun anemia characterized by an increase in the concentration of corpuscular hemoglobin • Syn: ↑hyperchromic anaemia • Hypernyms: ↑anemia, ↑anaemia * * * noun : any of various anemias (as pernicious anemia) that are characterized by abnormally… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Anemia — The condition of having less than the normal number of red blood cells or less than the normal quantity of hemoglobin in the blood. The oxygen carrying capacity of the blood is, therefore, decreased. Persons with anemia may feel tired and fatigue …   Medical dictionary

  • hyperchromic anaemia — noun anemia characterized by an increase in the concentration of corpuscular hemoglobin • Syn: ↑hyperchromic anemia • Hypernyms: ↑anemia, ↑anaemia …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pernicious anemia — A blood disorder caused by inadequate vitamin B12 in the blood. Patients who have this disorder do not produce the substance in the stomach that allows the body to absorb vitamin B12. This substance is called intrinsic factor (IF). Pernicious… …   Medical dictionary

  • hypochromic anemia — hy·po·chro·mic anemia .hī pə .krō mik n an anemia marked by deficient hemoglobin and usu. microcytic red blood cells and associated with lack of available iron compare HYPERCHROMIC ANEMIA * * * anemia characterized by a disproportionate reduction …   Medical dictionary

  • hypochromic anemia — noun anemia characterized by a decrease in the concentration of corpuscular hemoglobin • Syn: ↑hypochromic anaemia • Hypernyms: ↑anemia, ↑anaemia • Hyponyms: ↑thalassemia, ↑thalassaemia, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration — hemoglobin The mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration, or MCHC, is a measure of the concentration of hemoglobin in a given volume of packed red blood cells. It is reported as part of a standard complete blood count. It is calculated by… …   Wikipedia

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