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Addison's disease a disease caused by disturbance or failure of the adrenal glands, resulting in anemia, low blood pressure, weakness, and an abnormal brownish tinge to the skin.
anaemia variant of anemia.
anemic pertaining to or suffering from anemia, a condition resulting from a deficiency of red blood cells or hemoglobin and characterized by weakness, pallor, and difficulty in breathing. [1/2 definitions]
antianemia combined form of anemia.
aplastic anemia a type of anemia caused by inadequate production of leukocytes, platelets, and the like by the bone marrow.
chlorosis an iron deficiency anemia occurring mainly in pubescent girls and characterized by a greenish complexion. [1/2 definitions]
extrinsic factor a vitamin found in foods such as milk, eggs, and fish, used in the treatment of anemia; vitamin B12.
hookworm a disease involving severe anemia, caused by such worms. [1/2 definitions]
iron a salt or compound containing iron that can be digested, found in green vegetables and red meats or given as a tonic or dietary supplement for the prevention of anemia. [1/16 definitions]
kwashiorkor a chiefly African disease of babies and small children that is caused by malnutrition and whose symptoms include potbelly, edema, anemia, and discoloration of hair or skin.
lead poisoning chronic or acute poisoning caused by the ingestion, inhalation, or absorption through the skin of lead or lead salts, characterized by anemia, constipation, abdominal pain, or convulsions, and sometimes resulting in paralysis or coma.
pernicious anemia a severe anemia in which red blood cells decrease in number and increase in size that is caused largely by a deficiency of vitamin B12.
sickle cell anemia a hereditary form of anemia caused by the presence of abnormal sickle-shaped red blood cells and abnormal hemoglobin, resulting in abdominal pain and leg ulcers.
swamp fever a viral infection sometimes caught by horses, characterized by fever, uneven gait, and progressive anemia. [1/2 definitions]