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The Mouse Adult Gross Anatomy Ontology and Mammalian Phenotype Ontology are downloaded weekly from the Mouse Genome Informatics databases at Jackson Laboratories ( For more information about these ontologies, see the MGI Publications Page at

Term:microcytic anemia
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Accession:MP:0002810 term browser browse the term
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
Synonyms:exact_synonym: microcytic anaemia

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Symbol Object Name Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
S BG anemic Belgrade IAGP RGD PMID:9448300 RGD:729808

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  mammalian phenotype 5380
    hematopoietic system phenotype 244
      abnormal hematopoietic system morphology/development 224
        abnormal blood cell morphology/development 26
          anemia 8
            microcytic anemia 1
              hypochromic microcytic anemia 0
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