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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

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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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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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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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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