microcytosis

SYN: microcythemia. [microcyte + G. -osis, condition]

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mi·cro·cy·to·sis -sī-'tō-səs n, pl -to·ses -.sēz decrease in the size of red blood cells

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n.
the presence of abnormally small red cells (microcytes) in the blood. Microcytosis is a feature of certain anaemias (microcytic anaemias), including iron-deficiency anaemias, certain haemoglobinopathy, anaemias associated with chronic infections, etc.

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mi·cro·cy·to·sis (mi″kro-si-toґsis) microcythemia.

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