anaemia

[ uh-nee-mee-uh ]
/ əˈni mi ə /

noun

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OTHER WORDS FROM anaemia

pseu·do·a·nae·mi·a, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for anaemia

anaemia

US anemia

/ (əˈniːmɪə) /

noun

a deficiency in the number of red blood cells or in their haemoglobin content, resulting in pallor, shortness of breath, and lack of energy
lack of vitality or vigour
pallid complexion

Word Origin for anaemia

C19: from New Latin, from Greek anaimia lack of blood, from an- + haima blood
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