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anemia

noun ane·mia

Medical Definition of anemia

  1. 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. 2:  ischemia

anemic or chiefly British anaemic \ə-ˈnē-mik\play adjective
anemically or chiefly British anaemically \-mi-k(ə-)lē\play adverb


Variants of anemia

or chiefly British anaemia \ə-ˈnē-mē-ə\play


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