Definition of Anaemia

1. Noun. A lack of vitality.

Exact synonyms: Anemia
Generic synonyms: Symptom
Derivative terms: Anaemic, Anemic



2. Noun. A deficiency of red blood cells.

Definition of Anaemia

1. Noun. (British spelling) (alternative spelling of anemia) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Anaemia

1. anemia [n -S] : ANAEMIC [adj] - See also: anemia

Medical Definition of Anaemia

1. Too few red blood cells in the bloodstream, resulting in insufficient oxygen to tissues and organs. Origin: Gr. Haima = blood (16 Dec 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anaemia

anadicrotism
anadidymus
anadiploses
anadiplosis
anadiplotic
anadipsia
anadrenalism
anadrom
anadrome
anadromes
anadromous
anadromous fish
anadroms
anadromus
anadromy
anaemia (current term)
anaemia gravis
anaemia neonatorum
anaemia of chronic disease
anaemial
anaemias
anaemic
anaemic anoxia
anaemic halo
anaemic hypoxia
anaemic infarct
anaemic murmur
anaemically
anaerobe
anaerobes

Literary usage of Anaemia

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1900)
"Splenic anaemia,—This anomalous form of anaemia has also been described under such heads as splenic cachexia, splenic pseudo-leuka>mia, ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1889)
"In 1875, Pepper and Tyson found that in pernicious anaemia the yellow marrow of ... We have next to consider pernicious anaemia from the side of increased ..."

3. Transactions of the Association of American Physicians by Association of American Physicians (1891)
"THE PATHOLOGY OF PERNICIOUS anaemia. BY JP CROZER GRIFFITH, MD, CLINICAL PROFESSOR ... anaemia from loss of albumin. anaemia from malnutrition. Chlorosis. ..."

4. A Text-book of Practical Medicine: With Particular Reference to Physiology by Felix von Niemeyer (1869)
"Trephining is occasionally the only remedy for anaemia caused by encroachment on the cranial cavity ; however, in recent times this is very properly limited ..."

5. Medical Communications of the Massachusetts Medical Society by Massachusetts Medical Society (1901)
"THIS paper is devoted to the consideration of anaemia associated with chronic enlargement of the spleen. Any description of this condition would be ..."

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