|an extraordinary or unusual thing, person, or event; an exceptional example or instance.|
|a fool or simpleton; ninny.|
|anemia (ə-nē'mē-ə) Pronunciation Key
A deficiency in the oxygen-carrying component of the blood, as in the amount of hemoglobin or the number or volume of red blood cells. Iron deficiency, often caused by inadequate dietary consumption of iron, and blood loss are common causes of anemia. See also aplastic anemia, hemolytic anemia.and cell anemia.">sickle cell anemia.