anemious

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Etymology[edit]

anemia +‎ -ous

Adjective[edit]

anemious (comparative more anemious, superlative most anemious)

  1. Pertaining to anemia.
    • 1845, Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal, page 440:
      It was anemious in two cases where the patients died early, and on two other occasions when death took place long subsequent to febrile action.
    • 1846, Marshall Hall, Practical Observations and Suggestions in Medicine:
      The cause of this convulsion is the anemious condition, not of the brain, but of the spinal marrow; this is ascertained in the sheep in the following manner []

References[edit]

  • anemious at OneLook Dictionary Search
  • anemious in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.

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