A person who constantly feels weak and does not eat enough red meat is an example of someone who may be suffering from anemia.
Pernicious anemia and sickle-cell anemia are two anemias.
Other Word Forms
Origin of anemia
- New Latin from Greek anaimiā an- without a–1 haima blood
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Ancient Greek ἀν- (an-, “not”) + αἷμα (haima, “blood”) + -ia.