variant of -emia: anaemia.
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British Dictionary definitions for -aemia


-haemia, US -emia or US -hemia

n combining form

denoting blood, esp a specified condition of the blood in names of diseasesleukaemia

Word Origin for -aemia

New Latin, from Greek -aimia, from haima blood
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Medical definitions for -aemia



Variant of-emia
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