1824, from French medical term (1761), contemporary Latin, from Greek anaimia "lack of bloodstream," from anaimos "bloodless," from an- "without" (see an- (1)) + haima "blood" (see -emia).
too little vigor
- a deficiency of red bloodstream cells
- A morbid condition in which the bloodstream is deficient in high quality or perhaps in volume.
(a.) A morbid symptom in that your bloodstream is lacking in high quality or perhaps in quantity.
In weakened conditions of the system from improper or insufficient food, or as a result of any drain upon the body, or in anaemia from any cause, and in such diseases as syphilis or malaria, neuralgia is a frequent concomitant.