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Anaemia

ANAEMIA (from Gr. an-, privative, and aima, blood), literally "want of blood," a word used as a generic term for various forms of disease characterized by a defective constitution of the blood. For different types of anaemia see the article BLOOD, section Pathology.

Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)

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