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noun ane·mia

Medical Definition of ANEMIA

:  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
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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