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anemia

noun ane·mia \ə-ˈnē-mē-ə\

medical : a condition in which a person has fewer red blood cells than normal and feels very weak and tired

Full Definition of ANEMIA

1
a :  a condition in which the blood is deficient in red blood cells, in hemoglobin, or in total volume
b :  ischemia
2
:  lack of vitality

Origin of ANEMIA

New Latin, from Greek anaimia bloodlessness, from a- + -aimia -emia
First Known Use: 1800

Other Physiology Terms

eructation, flux, gustatory, menarche, myopia, senescence, torpor

Rhymes with ANEMIA

anemia

noun ane·mia   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ANEMIA

1
:  a condition in which the blood is deficient in red blood cells, in hemoglobin, or in total volume—see aplastic anemia, hyperchromic anemia, hypochromic anemia, megaloblastic anemia, microcytic anemia, pernicious anemia, sickle-cell anemia; compare oligocythemia
2
ane·mic or chiefly British anae·mic \ə-ˈnē-mik\ adjective
ane·mi·cal·ly or chiefly British anae·mi·cal·ly \-mi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Variants of ANEMIA

ane·mia or chiefly British anae·mia \ə-ˈnē-mē-ə\

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