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Noun: anemia  u'nee-mee-u
Usage: N. Amer (elsewhere: anaemia)
  1. A deficiency of red blood cells
    - anaemia [Brit, Cdn]
  2. A lack of vitality
    - anaemia [Brit, Cdn]
Noun: Anemia
  1. Genus of terrestrial or lithophytic ferns having pinnatifid fronds; chiefly of tropical America
    - genus Anemia

Derived forms: anemias

Type of: blood disease, blood disorder, fern genus, symptom

Part of: family Schizaeaceae, Schizaeaceae

Encyclopedia: Anemia, megaloblastic