pseudo anaemia

anaemia

[uh-nee-mee-uh]
noun

pseudoanaemia, noun
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anaemia or (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
2.  lack of vitality or vigour
3.  pallid complexion
 
[C19: from New Latin, from Greek anaimia lack of blood, from an- + haima blood]
 
anemia or (US) anemia
 
n
 
[C19: from New Latin, from Greek anaimia lack of blood, from an- + haima blood]

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anaemia
1824, from Fr. medical term (1761), Mod.L., from Gk. anaimia "lack of blood," from anaimos "bloodless," from an- "without" + haima "blood" (see -emia).
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