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anaemia British & World English

A condition in which there is a deficiency of red cells or of haemoglobin in the blood, resulting in pallor and weariness

Cooley's anaemia British & World English

Another term for thalassaemia.

Addisonian anaemia British & World English

Another term for pernicious anaemia.

aplastic anaemia British & World English

Deficiency of all types of blood cell caused by failure of bone marrow development

pernicious anaemia British & World English

A deficiency in the production of red blood cells through a lack of vitamin B12

sickle-cell anaemia British & World English

A severe hereditary form of anaemia in which a mutated form of haemoglobin distorts the red blood cells into a crescent shape at low oxygen levels. It is commonest among those of African descent