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anaemia

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

A condition in which the level of haemoglobin in the blood is reduced for any of various reasons, including haemorrhage. See aplastic anaemia; congenital dyserythropoietic anaemia;...

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anaemia

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

A condition in which the level of haemoglobin in the blood is reduced for any of various reasons, including haemorrhage. See aplastic anaemia; congenital dyserythropoietic anaemia;...

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anaemia

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 47 words.

• Grasmere • cashmere • Emyr, premier • macadamia, Mesopotamia • academia, anaemia (US anemia), Bohemia,

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anaemia

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 46 words.

• Grasmere • cashmere • Emyr, premier • macadamia, Mesopotamia • academia, anaemia (US anemia), Bohemia,

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Anaemia

Chris Bunch.

in Diagnosis and Treatment in Internal Medicine

August 2018; p ublished online August 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Medicine. 1211 words.

Anaemia denotes a reduction in the circulating haemoglobin level or red-cell count below that which is normal for the individual’s age and sex. Anaemia is common and may be a primary...

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Anaemia

Ammon M. Fager and Harvey Jay Cohen.

in Oxford Textbook of Geriatric Medicine

December 2017; p ublished online December 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine. 5540 words.

Anaemia is an important problem in the older population. As it is usually mild and insidious in onset, the symptoms of anemia are often overlooked by older adults who attribute their...

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Anaemia

Peter van der Meer and Dirk J. van Veldhuisen.

in Oxford Textbook of Heart Failure

P ublished online July 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine. 4724 words.

In patients with chronic heart failure (HF), anaemia is frequentlydiagnosed. The prevalence of anaemia depends on the severity ofheart failure and the diagnostic criteria used to define it....

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Nutritional anaemia

Felicity Savage King and Ann Burgess.

in Nutrition for Developing Countries

January 1993; p ublished online September 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 4866 words.

This chapter discusses nutritional anaemia. Topics covered include the importance of nutritional anaemia, signs and symptoms of anaemia, development of nutritional anaemia, groups who are...

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splenic anaemia

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

Anaemia associated with portal hypertension and increased destruction of red blood cells by an overactive spleen.

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aplastic anaemia

John Lackie.

in A Dictionary of Biomedicine

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Clinical Medicine. 27 words.

A type of *anaemia in which there is loss of most or all of the *haematopoietic tissue of

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haemolytic anaemia

John Lackie.

in A Dictionary of Biomedicine

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Clinical Medicine. 50 words.

An *anaemia arising from reduced erythrocyte survival time, either because of intrinsic erythrocyte defects (hereditary *spherocytosis or ellipsocytosis),

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anaemia, haemolytic

David A. Bender.

in A Dictionary of Food and Nutrition

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 32 words.

Anaemia caused by premature and excessive destruction of red blood cells; not normally due to nutritional deficiency, but can occur

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anaemia, pernicious

David A. Bender.

in A Dictionary of Food and Nutrition

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 139 words.

Anaemia due to deficiency of vitamin B12, most commonly as a result of failure to absorb the vitamin

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anaemia, haemolytic

David A. Bender.

in A Dictionary of Food and Nutrition

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 32 words.

Anaemia caused by premature and excessive destruction of red blood cells; not normally due to nutritional deficiency, but can occur

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anaemia, pernicious

David A. Bender.

in A Dictionary of Food and Nutrition

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 139 words.

Anaemia due to deficiency of vitamin B12, most commonly as a result of failure to absorb the vitamin

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pernicious anaemia

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 87 words.

a form of *anaemia resulting from deficiency of *vitamin B 12. This in turn results either from

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pernicious anaemia

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 50 words.

A progressive decrease in the number, but an increase in the size, of red blood cells. Pernicious anaemia is due

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anaemia, megaloblastic

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Release into the circulation of immature precursors of red blood cells, due to deficiency of either folic acid or vitamin B12. See also anaemia, pernicious.

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Fanconi anaemia

John Lackie.

in A Dictionary of Biomedicine

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Clinical Medicine. 64 words.

An anaemia caused by a defect in thymine-dimer excision from DNA predisposing to development of leukaemia and arising from mutation

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pernicious anaemia

Edited by Elizabeth Martin.

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 98 words.

a form of *anaemia resulting from deficiency of *vitamin B12. This is due either to the failure of the body to produce the substance (...

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haemolytic anaemia

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

An anaemia arising from reduced erythrocyte survival time, either because of intrinsic erythrocyte defects (hereditary spherocytosis or ellipsocytosis), enzyme defects,...

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