Anemia

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Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • genus of terrestrial or lithophytic ferns having pinnatifid fronds; chiefly of tropical America
  • a deficiency of red blood cells
  • a lack of vitality

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a deficiency of red blood cells ,
  • a lack of vitality ,
  • genus of terrestrial or lithophytic ferns having pinnatifid fronds; chiefly of tropical America

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Anemia Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


Anemia (U.S. spelling) or anaemia means not having enough red blood cells or hemoglobin in the blood.

Dimorphic anemia means two types of anemia at the same time. For example, macrocytic hypochromic, due to hookworm infestation leading to not enough of both iron and vitamin B12 or folic acid or following a blood transfusion.



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  • El Paso anemia center helps treat iron-deficient patients in borderland
    Anemia is one of the most prevalent health issues for people. Now El Paso has a center to treat one of the most common causes of anemia — a deficiency in iron. Read more on this news related to 'Anemia'
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  • Size of biomarker associated with improved survival following transplantation
    Among patients with severe aplastic anemia who received stem cell transplant from an unrelated donor, longer leukocyte (white blood cells) telomere length (a structure at the end of a chromosome) was associated with increased overall survival at 5 years, according to a new study. Read more on this news related to 'Anemia'

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