WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2017
a•ne•mi•a /əˈnimiə/USA pronunciation   n. [uncountable]
  1. Pathologya condition of the body in which the hemoglobin of red blood cells has been reduced, leading to weakness and paleness.
  2. a lack of power, vigor, or vitality:the anemia of the economy.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
a•ne•mi•a  (ə nēmē ə),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Pathologya quantitative deficiency of the hemoglobin, often accompanied by a reduced number of red blood cells and causing pallor, weakness, and breathlessness.
  2. a lack of power, vigor, vitality, or colorfulness:His writing suffers from anemia.Also,  anaemia. 
  • Greek anaimía want of blood. See an-1, -emia
  • Neo-Latin
  • 1800–10

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
a•nae•mi•a  (ə nēmē ə),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Pathologyanemia.


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

anemia /əˈniːmɪə/ n
  1. the usual US spelling of anaemia
Etymology: 19th Century: from New Latin, from Greek anaimia lack of blood



anaemia, US anemia /əˈniːmɪə/ n
  1. a deficiency in the number of red blood cells or in their haemoglobin content, resulting in pallor, shortness of breath, and lack of energy
Etymology: 19th Century: from New Latin, from Greek anaimia lack of blood, from an- + haima blood



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