Anemia-Of-Chronic-Disease and Pernicious-Anemia

Anemia-Of-Chronic-Disease

Anemia of chronic disease, also referred to as anemia of inflammatory response, or ACD, is a form of anemia seen in chronic illness, e.g.

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Pernicious-Anemia

Pernicious anemia (also known as Biermer's anemia, Addison's anemia, or Addison–Biermer anemia) is one of many types of the larger family of megaloblastic anemias.

pernicious anemia n : 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 B12) [syn: {pernicious anaemia}, {malignant anemia}, {malignant anaemia}]

malignant anemia \malignant anemia\ n. (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}. [WordNet 1.5]

Data Sources:

  • pernicious-anemia: WordNet (r) 2.0
  • pernicious-anemia: The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.44

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