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MICROCYTOSIS

 Dictionary entry overview: What does microcytosis mean? 

MICROCYTOSIS (noun)
  The noun MICROCYTOSIS has 1 sense:

1. a blood disorder characterized by the presence of microcytes (abnormally small red blood cells) in the blood; often associated with anemia

  Familiarity information: MICROCYTOSIS used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


MICROCYTOSIS (noun)


Sense 1microcytosis [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A blood disorder characterized by the presence of microcytes (abnormally small red blood cells) in the blood; often associated with anemia

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Hypernyms ("microcytosis" is a kind of...):

blood disease; blood disorder (a disease or disorder of the blood)

Holonyms ("microcytosis" is a part of...):

microcytic anaemia; microcytic anemia (anemia in which the average size of erythrocytes is smaller than normal)


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