Ch 13 & 14 Types of Anemia

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  1. anemia
    deficiency in the oxygen-carrying component of the blood; iron dificiency
  2. aplastic
    unable to form or regenerate tissue
  3. hemochromatosis
    iron metabolism in which excessive amounts of iron accumulate in the body tissues
  4. hemolytic anemia
    anemia resulting from the lysis of red blood cells
  5. pernicious anemia
    severe anemia most often older adults, caused by failure of the stomach to absorb vitamin B12; large rbc
  6. thalassemia
    anemia occurring Mediterranean descent, caused by faulty synthesis of part of the hemoglobin molecule.
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Ch 13 & 14 Types of Anemia
define these types of anemia - from study guide
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