What does anaemia mean?

anaemia meaning in Etymology Dictionary

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).


anaemia meaning in General Dictionary

too little vigor

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  • a deficiency of red bloodstream cells
  • A morbid condition in which the bloodstream is deficient in high quality or perhaps in volume.

anaemia meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) A morbid symptom in that your bloodstream is lacking in high quality or perhaps in quantity.


Sentence Examples with the word anaemia

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.

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