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Noun: aplastic anemia  ey'plas-tik u'nee-mee-u
Usage: N. Amer (elsewhere: aplastic anaemia)
  1. Anemia characterized by pancytopenia resulting from failure of the bone marrow; can be caused by neoplasm or by toxic exposure
    - aplastic anaemia [Brit, Cdn]

Type of: anaemia [Brit, Cdn], anemia [N. Amer]

Encyclopedia: Aplastic anemia