malignant anemia

Definition of malignant anemia

n.1.(Med.) A chronic progressive anemia of older adults, thought to result from a lack of intrinsic factor (a substance secreted by the stomach that is responsible for the absorption of vitamin B-12); also called pernicious anemia.

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anaemia, anemia, malignant anaemia, megaloblastic anaemia, megaloblastic anemia, metaplastic anaemia, metaplastic anemia, pernicious anaemia, pernicious anemia
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