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Emergencies requiring blood donations run the gamut, and include flea and tick anemia, severe hookworm infections, cancer, and being hit by a car.
Very heavy bleeding could be a sign of a growth in your uterus—and can even eventually lead to anemia.
Thalassemia is a hereditary form of anemia that requires regular transfusions.
Gene editing procedures could also treat patients with sickle cell anemia, HIV, and multiple types of cancers including leukemia and breast cancer.
A second exam showed her anemia was more severe, and that fluid was accumulating in her chest and restricting her breathing.
The centimeter-long worms spread through blood vessels, causing fever, diarrhea, anemia, and stunted growth.
Prodigy, born Albert Johnson, died on June 20 in Las Vegas at age 42 after being hospitalized due to complications caused by his lifelong battle with sickle cell anemia.
Prodigy, whose real name was Albert Johnson, died on June 20 in Las Vegas days after he was hospitalized due to complications from sickle cell anemia.
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Origin and Etymology of anemia
First Known Use: 1800See Words from the same year
ANEMIA Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of anemia for English Language Learners
medical : a condition in which a person has fewer red blood cells than normal and feels very weak and tired
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