2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Anaemia \A*n[ae]"mi*a\, Anemia \A*ne"mi*a\([.a]*n[=e]"m[i^]*[.a]), adjective [NL., fr. Gr. 'anaimi'a; 'an priv. + a'i^ma blood.] (Med.) A morbid condition in which number of the red blood cells or concentration of hemoglobin decreases below that of normal. [1913 Webster + AS]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: a deficiency of red blood cells [syn: {anemia}, {anaemia}]

2: a lack of vitality [syn: {anemia}, {anaemia}]

3: genus of terrestrial or lithophytic ferns having pinnatifid fronds; chiefly of tropical America [syn: {Anemia}, {genus Anemia}]

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