The definition of anemia is a medical condition in which the blood does not have enough red blood cells or hemoglobin.(noun)
A person who constantly feels weak and does not eat enough red meat is an example of someone who may be suffering from anemia.
See anemia in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ModL < Gr anaimia < an-, without + haima, blood: see hemo-
See anemia in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: New Latin
Origin: , from Greek anaimiā
Origin: : an-, without; see a-1
Origin: + haima, blood.
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