• WordNet 3.6
    • n Anemia genus of terrestrial or lithophytic ferns having pinnatifid fronds; chiefly of tropical America
    • n anemia a deficiency of red blood cells
    • n anemia a lack of vitality
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n anemia In pathology, a deficiency of blood in a living body.
    • n anemia A genus of small, simply pinnate or decompound, schizæaceous ferns, characterized by having the ovate, sessile sporangia borne biserially upon the two elongate, rachiform-paniculate, lowermost pinnæ, or, if the genus is accepted in a wide sense, sometimes upon separate fertile fronds. Strictly delimited, thebulk of the species usually referred here will be placed under Ornithopteris, a genus technically distinguished from the typical Anemia by its free venation. The species are mainly tropical American.
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In literature:

The sudden death may be attributed in this case partly to shock and partly to cerebral anemia.
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
That's the third time this year, so she must really have anemia.
"A Young Girl's Diary" by An Anonymous Young Girl
She looks fretful, nervous and discontented, bored by her own anemia.
"The Hairy Ape" by Eugene O'Neill
From the age of 14 or 15 until 23, or about the period of her marriage, she suffered from anemia.
"Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 3 (of 6)" by Havelock Ellis
On his return to Paris from La Trappe he had fallen into a fearful state of spiritual anemia.
"The Cathedral" by Joris-Karl Huysmans
In nearly all of the diseases of the heart and in anemia the pulse becomes rapid.
"Special Report on Diseases of the Horse" by United States Department of Agriculture
You don't have anemia, Tex.
"Card Trick" by Walter Bupp AKA Randall Garrett
Anemia, liver complaints, and neurasthenia were also studied as school diseases.
"Spontaneous Activity in Education" by Maria Montessori
Anemia and chlorosis (poor blood) should be treated by the administration of iron in some form.
"The Eugenic Marriage, Vol 2 (of 4)" by W. Grant Hague
Its anemia would soften the vigor of my lines.
"Wappin' Wharf" by Charles S. Brooks

In poetry:

The snow is wasting (pernicious anemia —
See those branching veinlets of impotent blue?)
Yet in the cowbarn life is burbling, steaming,
And the tines of pitchforks simply glow with health.
"March" by Boris Pasternak

In news:

Treating Anemia With Erythropoiesis-Stimulating Agents.
Stroke risk linked to anemia drug, study finds.
Sickle-Cell Anemia : Vaccines in Wealthy Countries May Save Lives of Children in Africa, Study Suggests.
Hollywood couple both died of acute pneumonia and severe anemia, according to the coroner.
An Illinois Wesleyan University scientist has received a National Institutes of Health grant to study sickle cell anemia.
Hundreds of elemenrary school students and their teachers will be getting shots to help keep a classmate with sickle cell anemia safe.
Too few red blood cells is anemia.
No one could figure out what was wrong until multiple tests, including one for anemia and colonoscopy showed evidence of Crohn 's disease, which is a long-term (chronic) condition whereby inflammation causes injury to the intestines.
Paula Findlay's triathlon season cut short by iron deficiency anemia.
Rienso® (Ferumoxytol) Launched in Europe for the Treatment of Iron Deficiency Anemia in Adult Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease.
Beginning in January, some new patients at the Case Western Reserve University's School of Dental Medicine clinic will also be tested for diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, anemia and HIV.
Effect of Micronutrient Sprinkles on Reducing Anemia.
BARCELONA, Spain — Merck is testing two means of treating patients with chronic hepatitis C for anemia, a common side effect of certain treatments for the viral infection, the drug maker said.
Aplastic anemia was once a disease that terrified doctors, mysteriously shutting down the bone marrow's ability to make blood cells and threatening the young and healthy with death.
Federal government, ministries tied up for months when salmon anemia supposedly detected.

In science:

In a meta-analysis using the data from 52 phase III comparative trials (ESA vs. placebo or standard of care), Bennett et al. (2008) examined whether the erythropoiesis-stimulating agents (ESAs) for treating anemia of cancer patients would increase the patients’ risk of mortality.
Nonparametric inference procedure for percentiles of the random effects distribution in meta-analysis
Bennett et al. (2008) also separately evaluated cancer-related anemia with six studies (see the top portion of Figure 2 in Bennett et al.) and investigated whether ESAs would increase the risk of a venous thromboembolism event (VTE) from 38 comparative phase III trials.
Nonparametric inference procedure for percentiles of the random effects distribution in meta-analysis
Venous thromboembolism and mortality associated with recombinant Erythropoietin and Darbepoetin administration for the treatment of cancerassociated anemia.
Nonparametric inference procedure for percentiles of the random effects distribution in meta-analysis
Patients of medical oncologists experienced more weeks with chemotherapy associated side effects or toxicity, such as anemia, neutropenia, thrombocytopenia and drug induced neuropathy, on average over five years, 16.2 weeks for MOs and 8.9 weeks for GOs; see the bottom half of Figure 2.
An exact adaptive test with superior design sensitivity in an observational study of treatments for ovarian cancer