anaemic meaning

Pronunciation:   "anaemic" in a sentence
Adjective: anaemic  u'neemik
Usage: Brit, Cdn (=anemic)
  1. Lacking vigour or energy
    "an anaemic attempt to hit the baseball"
    - anemic [N. Amer] 
  2. Relating to anaemia or suffering from anaemia
    - anemic [N. Amer]

See also: anaemia [Brit, Cdn], weak

Encyclopedia: Anaemic

, anaemically chiefly Brit var of ANEMIA, ANEMIC, ANEMICALLY
or chiefly Brit anae·mia n
1 : a condition in which the blood is deficient in red blood cells, in hemoglobin, or in total volume —see APLASTIC ANEMIA, HYPERCHROMIC ANEMIA, HYPOCHROMIC ANEMIA, MEGALOBLASTIC ANEMIA, MICROCYTIC ANEMIA, PERNICIOUS ANEMIA, SICKLE-CELL ANEMIA —compare OLIGOCYTHEMIA
2 : ISCHEMIAane·mic or chiefly Brit anae·mic adj — ane·mi·cal·ly or chiefly Brit anae·mi·cal·ly adv


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