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MP term:microcytic anemia
MP id: MP:0002810
Definition: a reduction in the mean total mass of erythrocytes in which the remaining circulating erythrocyte corpuscular volume is smaller than normal; most commonly due to iron deficiency but also sickle cell disease and other conditions that result in hemoglobin synthesis failure or insufficiency
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mammalian phenotype
        is-ahematopoietic system phenotype
                is-aabnormal hematopoietic system morphology/development
                        is-aabnormal blood cell morphology/development
                                is-aanemia
                                        is-ahemolytic anemia +
                                        is-ahypochromic anemia +
                                        is-amacrocytic anemia +
                                        is-amicrocytic anemia [MP:0002810] (42 genotypes, 45 annotations)
                                                is-ahypochromic microcytic anemia

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