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anaemia

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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anaemiaa‧nae‧mi‧a (also anemia American English) /əˈniːmiə/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 MIa medical condition in which there are too few red cells in your blood
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anaemiaThe work, if confirmed, could eventually lead to clinical application in the treatment of aplastic anaemia and malignancy.The build-up of recessive genes increases the incidence of genetically determined diseases, such as sickle-cell anaemia in humans.The need for sigmoidoscopy in patients with obscure iron deficiency anaemia is contentious.Ten patients had died all unrelated to the iron deficiency anaemia.Horseradish was used for coughs and colds, wild strawberry for anaemia and nervousness and honeysuckle was the first example of aspirin.Our management included a measurement of haemoglobin concentration and the treatment of any identified anaemia.Ulcerative colitis may present with anaemia when bowel symptoms are mild or ignored.
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