Definition of Aplastic anemia

1. Noun. Anemia characterized by pancytopenia resulting from failure of the bone marrow; can be caused by neoplasm or by toxic exposure.

Exact synonyms: Aplastic Anaemia
Generic synonyms: Anaemia, Anemia



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aplastic Anemia

aplacental
aplacentata
aplacophora
aplacophoran
aplanat
aplanatic
aplanatic lens
aplanatic points
aplanatism
aplanats
aplasia
aplasias
aplastic
aplastic anaemia
aplastic anemia (current term)
aplastic lymph
aplenty
aplite
aplites
aplitic
aplomb
aplombs
aplotomy
aplowite
aplustre
aplustres
aplyed
aplysia

Literary usage of Aplastic anemia

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1. The Medical Clinics of North America by Richard J. Havel, K. Patrick Ober (1922)
"Let us consider first aplastic anemia. The disease has a symptomatology dependent upon an aplasia of the bone-marrow. If we can find an etiologic factor we ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1916)
"Their case perhaps would be more properly called one of aplastic anemia, with symptomatic purpura ..."

3. Pathological physiology of internal diseases by Albion Walter Hewlett (1916)
"A plastic Anemia In the rare disease known as aplastic anemia the red bone marrow ia so reduced in extent as to be almost absent. ..."

4. Monographic Medicine by Albion Walter Hewlett, Henry Leopold Elsner (1916)
"... by the exuberant growth of the cells which give rise to leukocytes, thus interfering with the growth of the erythroblastic tissues. aplastic anemia ..."

5. Practice of Medicine by Frederick Tice (1922)
"A final diagnosis of idiopathic aplastic anemia frequently cannot be made until all ... In the secondary types of aplastic anemia repeated transfusions, ..."

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