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View in Spanish: Anemia aplásica

Aplastic anemia (uh-PLAS-tik uh-NEE-mee-uh)
A condition in which the bone marrow is unable to produce blood cells.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.