Definition of anaemia in English:

anaemia

Line breaks: an|aemia
Pronunciation: /əˈniːmɪə
 
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(US anemia)

noun

[mass noun]
  • A condition in which there is a deficiency of red cells or of haemoglobin in the blood, resulting in pallor and weariness.
    More example sentences
    • For instance, if your fatigue is the result of anemia, blood transfusions may help.
    • Iron-deficiency anaemia and megaloblastic anaemia can occur during pregnancy.
    • He needed 15 blood transfusions to fight anaemia and a rare infection.

Origin

early 19th century: via modern Latin from Greek anaimia, from an- 'without' + haima 'blood'.

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