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anemia US English

A condition marked by a deficiency of red blood cells or of hemoglobin in the blood, resulting in pallor and weariness

aplastic anemia US English

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

Cooley's anemia US English

Another term for thalassemia.

pernicious anemia US English

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

sickle cell anemia US English

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

polar anaemia US English

Anaemia developed by polar explorers as a result of the restricted diet and other conditions experienced in polar regions.

sports anaemia US English

A typically mild degree of anaemia associated with intensive physical training and having a number of contributory factors, including increased destruction of red blood cells and plasma volume expansion.

Addison's anaemia US English

= pernicious anaemia.

Mediterranean anaemia US English

Thalassaemia, especially thalassaemia major.

iron deficiency anaemia US English

Anaemia resulting from depletion of the body's stores of iron, typically associated with dietary insufficiency of iron and/or chronic loss of blood.

Addisonian pernicious anaemia US English

= Addisonian anaemia.