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  1. refractory anemia, refractory anaemianoun

    any of various anemic conditions that are not successfully treated by any means other than blood transfusions (and that are not associated with another primary disease)


  1. refractory anemia

    Refractory anemia is a type of anemia that is resistant to standard treatments and does not respond well to iron supplements or changes in diet. It is usually a part of myelodysplastic syndromes, a group of disorders characterized by the bone marrow's inability to produce adequate numbers of functioning blood cells. In refractory anemia, the bone marrow fails to produce enough red blood cells, leading to low red blood cell counts or other abnormalities in the red blood cells.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of refractory anemia in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of refractory anemia in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1


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