anemia

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

Anemia

Anemia in and of itself is more a clinical sign than a diagnosis; for rational therapy, one needs to know the cause.

Anemia

a condition in which the blood is deficient in red blood cells, in hemoglobin or in total volume.
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Anemia

[n] - a lack of vitality 2. [n] - a deficiency of red blood cells 3. [n] - genus of terrestrial or lithophytic ferns having pinnatifid fronds
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anemia

a condition in which the number of red blood cells is less than normal, resulting in less oxygen being carried to the body's cells.
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anemia

Condition in which there is a reduction in the number of red blood cells or amount of hemoglobin per unit volume of blood below the reference interval for a similar individual of the species under consideration, often causing pallor and fatigue.
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Anemia

Our Anemia Main Article provides a comprehensive look at the who, what, when and how of Anemia Anemia: The condition of having less than the normal number of red blood cells or less than the normal quantity of hemoglobin in the blood. The oxygen-carrying capacity of the blood is, therefore, decreased. Persons with anemia may feel tired and fatigue ...
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anemia

Synonym for anaemia ... <haematology> Too few red blood cells in the bloodstream, resulting in insufficient oxygen to tissues and organs. ... Origin: Gr. Haima = blood ... (16 Dec 1997) ...
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Anemia

genus Anemia noun genus of terrestrial or lithophytic ferns having pinnatifid fronds; chiefly of tropical America
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anemia

anaemia noun a deficiency of red blood cells
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anemia

(ә-ne´me-ә) a reduction below normal in the concentration of red blood cells or hemoglobin in the blood, measured per mm3 or by volume of packed red blood cells in 100 mL of blood; it occurs when the equilibrium is disturbed between blood loss (through bleeding or destruction) and blood production.
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Anemia

(from the article `fern`) ...twining, or grasslike; sporangia often borne on specialized pinnae, or leaf segments; sporangium with its annulus composed of a subapical ...
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anemia

condition in which the red blood cells (erythrocytes) are reduced in number or volume or are deficient in hemoglobin, their oxygen-carrying pigment. ... [17 related articles]
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anemia

anemia 1. A lack of red blood cells. 2. A condition in which a person's blood does not have enough red corpuscles.
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Anemia

[beetle] Anemia is a genus of darkling beetle in the Opatrini tribe. Among the species within this genus are: ...
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anemia

Type: Term Pronunciation: ă-nē′mē-ă Definitions: 1. Any condition in which the number of red blood cells/mm3, the amount of hemoglobin in 100 mL of blood, and/or the volume of packed red blood cells/100 mL of blood are less than normal; clinically, generally pertaining to the concentration of oxygen-transporting material i...
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anemia

Contents • Outlook • What causes anemia? • Who is at risk for anemia? • Signs and symptoms • Diagnosis • Treatment • Prevention • Living with anemia A condition in which a person`s blood has a lower than normal number of red blood cells (RBCs), or the RBC...
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Anemia

A lower than normal number of red blood cells. Iron deficiency anemia occurs when there is not enough iron in the blood. Iron is an important building block for hemoglobin. Hemoglobin is the part of red blood cells that carries oxygen. In pregnancy, the amount of blood in the body must increase by almost 50% to support the growing baby. As a resu.....
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anemia

anemia (unē'mēu) , condition in which the concentration of hemoglobin in the circulating blood is below normal. Such a condition is caused by a deficient number of erythrocytes (red blood cells), an abnormally low level of hemoglobin in the individual cells, or both these conditions ...
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ANEMIA

Low red blood cell count, reduced hemoglobin levels, or reduced volume of packed red cells.
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Anemia

Having too few red blood cells. Symptoms of anemia include feeling tired weak and short of breath.
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anemia

(ua-ne;me-ua) An abnormal reduction in the red blood cell count, hemoglobin concentration, or hematocrit, or any combination of these measurements. This condition is associated with a decreased ability of the blood to carry oxygen.
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anemia

(ua-ne;me-ua) An abnormal reduction in the red blood cell count, hemoglobin concentration, or hematocrit, or any combination of these measurements. This condition is associated with a decreased ability of the blood to carry oxygen.
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anemia

A condition in which the number of red blood cells is below normal.
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Anemia

Anemia occurs when the blood's ability to carry oxygen is reduced. A low red blood cell count will manifest as weakness, dizziness,paleness, depression, instability, soreness of mouth, and amennorhea. The mineral iron is critical because iron makes hemoglobin, which is the oxygen-carrying component of blood. Without sufficient iron intake, the func...
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