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She takes iron supplements to prevent anemia.
  a deficiency of red blood cells or where red blood cells are deficient in hemoglobin — resulting in fatigue
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  • She takes iron supplements to prevent anemia.
  • Betsie had been born with pernicious anemia.
    Corrie Ten Boom  --  The Hiding Place
  • So then last year, when she arrived over here in America, she still had a quite serious, I mean a really serious, case of anemia.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • The anemia wasn’t life threatening …. as long as I took regular doses of iron.
    Becca Fitzpatrick  --  Hush, Hush

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  • Aplastic anemia can be reversed.
    James Patterson  --  1st to Die
  • Tuberculosis, malaria, dysentery, malnutrition, anemia, eye ailments, and festering wounds were widespread.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • Though radium often causes relentless nausea, vomiting, weakness, and anemia, there’s no record of Henrietta having any side effects, and no one remembers her complaining of feeling sick.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • Modern doctors think it’s related to sickle cell anemia, but they don’t know.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire
  • And note that this is most filthy and deadening and brutalizing work; that it is a cause of anemia, nervousness, ugliness, and ill-temper; of prostitution, suicide, and insanity; of drunken husbands and degenerate children—for all of which things the community has naturally to pay.
    Upton Sinclair  --  The Jungle
  • In his middle life, at about the time such things were known about, it was discovered that, he had pernicious anemia.
    John Steinbeck  --  East of Eden

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  • An old man, and pale: anemia.
    Michael Crichton  --  The Andromeda Strain
  • He had galloping political anemia.
    Robert Penn Warren  --  All the King’s Men
  • She pulled down eyelids to check for anemia.
    Maxine Hong Kingston  --  The Woman Warrior
  • Referred to the embryo’s troublesome tendency to anaemia, to the massive doses of hog’s stomach extract and foetal foal’s liver with which, in consequence, it had to be supplied.
    Aldous Huxley  --  Brave New World
  • The only troublesome symptom I have now is anemia.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • "Yes, healthy except for anemia," Hans Castorp said.
    Thomas Mann  --  The Magic Mountain
  • Such forms as /gram/, /cocain/, /chlorid/, /anemia/ and /anilin/ are the products of its influence.
    Henry L. Mencken  --  The American Language
  • Beer, betting, women, and work— Only thing that kept Revolution from dying of anemia was that Peace Dragoons had real talent for antagonizing.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  The Moon is a Harsh Mistress
  • Indeed, ordinary worms kill 130,000 people a year, typically through anemia or intestinal obstruction, and the anemia particularly affects menstruating girls.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • The snow is wasting (pernicious anemia— See those branching veinlets of impotent blue?) Yet in the cowbarn life is burbling, steaming, And the tines of pitchforks simply glow with health.
    Boris Pasternak  --  Doctor Zhivago
  • In about 4 percent of reported E. coli 0157:H7 cases, the Shiga toxins enter the bloodstream, causing hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS), which can lead to kidney failure, anemia, internal bleeding, and the destruction of vital organs.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • …of internship, when the thrills of fires and floods and murder became as obvious a routine as bookkeeping, when he had seen the strangely few ways in which mankind can contrive to injure themselves and slaughter one another, when it was merely wearing to have to live up to the pretentiousness of being The Doctor, Martin tried to satisfy and perhaps kill his guilty scientific lust by voluntary scrabbling about the hospital laboratory, correlating the blood counts in pernicious anemia.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Arrowsmith
  • I told them the girl had had every attention, and that she died of pernicious anaemia.
    Grace MacGowan Cooke  --  The Power and the Glory
  • Her anaemia made her rather short of breath, and she held her mouth slightly open. it seemed to add somehow to the attractiveness of her face.
    W. Somerset Maugham  --  Of Human Bondage
  • They shared a laboratory together…… ’ I read on and discovered that these two young women were engaged in mincing liver, which is, it seems, a cure for pernicious anaemia; although one of them was married and had—I think I am right in stating—two small children.
    Virginia Woolf  --  A Room of One’s Own
  • They gave him vitamins, and iron pills, and arsenic (in Fowler’s solution) for his anaemia.
    John Hersey  --  Hiroshima
  • Dyspepsia, Anaemia, Toxaemia.
    T. H. White  --  The Once and Future King
  • Now you say I have anemia, and I think you must be right.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • And anemia.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • Anemia, I mean.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • It was Shiva’s idea to deworm them and correct iron deficiency anemia before surgery.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • Besides the Bible, clothing, and toilet things, it now held vitamins, aspirins, iron pills for Betsie’s anemia, and much else.
    Corrie Ten Boom  --  The Hiding Place
  • Towards the end of the second stage, if the patient survived, anaemia, or a drop in the red blood count, also set in.
    John Hersey  --  Hiroshima
  • Soon the anemia left him short of breath, and he could no longer lie flat.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • "You ever hear of something called Negli’s aplastic anemia?"
    James Patterson  --  1st to Die
  • She’s got a rare blood disorder, a form of anemia.
    James Patterson  --  1st to Die
  • "It’s severe, this Negli’s anemia?"
    James Patterson  --  1st to Die
  • He felt, moreover, that it had been quite unnecessary for the director to suggest he adopt the customs of the patients here because of his anemia—he would have done so all on his own.
    Thomas Mann  --  The Magic Mountain
  • Mildred suffered from anaemia.
    W. Somerset Maugham  --  Of Human Bondage
  • Indeed, ordinary worms kill 130,000 people a year, typically through anemia or intestinal obstruction, and the anemia particularly affects menstruating girls.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • [18] They also support the /ae/ in such words as /aetiology/, /aesthetics/, /mediaeval/ and /anaemia/, and the /oe/ in /oesophagus/, [Pg258] /manoeuvre/ and /diarrhoea/.
    Henry L. Mencken  --  The American Language
  • He had (helped by the good offices of his brother Larry) restored her to health, causing her bloodsucking anemia to be corrected at Columbia Presbyterian, where the gifted Dr. Hatfield found a few other nutritional defects that needed straightening out.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • It had not always been that way; during their first days together he had scarcely seemed aware of the raw actuality of the experience she had gone through, even though the by-products of that experience—her malnutrition, her anemia, her vanished teeth—had been his constant and devoted concern.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • …medical knowledge, and had no use for the lay habit of venturing amateur diagnoses of illness; his training had, however, made him more than ordinarily enlightened about the chemical vagaries and ailments of the human body, and so the moment he first laid eyes on Sophie ("this sweetie," he murmured with enormous concern and gentleness, twisting the lock of her hair) he guessed, with dead accuracy as it turned out, that her ravaged appearance was the result of a deficiency anemia.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • The Riverside Press, even in books intended only for America, prefers certain English forms, among them, /anaemia/, /axe/, /mediaeval/, /mould/, /plough/, /programme/ and /quartette/, but in compensation it stands by such typical Americanisms as /caliber/, /calk/, /center/, /cozy/, /defense/, /foregather/, /gray/, /hemorrhage/, /luster/, /maneuver/, /mustache/, /theater/ and /woolen/.
    Henry L. Mencken  --  The American Language
  • "Negli’s aplastic anemia.
    James Patterson  --  1st to Die
  • Then at last he said, "I will bet anyone a hundred dollars that you have a severe deficiency anemia.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • …would, of course, take much longer to tell what, if any, effects there would be on their progeny.) There were several ailments, less life-threatening than the cancers, that were thought by many doctors — and by most of the people who were subject to them — to have resulted from exposure to the bomb: several sorts of anemia, liver dysfunction, sexual problems, endocrine disorders, accelerated aging, and the not-quite-really-sick yet undeniable debilitation of which so many complained.
    John Hersey  --  Hiroshima
  • [Pg242] VII Differences in Spelling § 1 /Typical Forms/—Some of the salient differences between American and English spelling are shown in the following list of common words: /American/ /English/ Anemia anaemia aneurism aneurysm annex (noun) annexe arbor arbour armor armour asphalt asphalte ataxia ataxy ax axe balk (verb) baulk baritone barytone bark (ship) barque behavior behaviour behoove behove buncombe bunkum burden (ship’s) burthen cachexia cachexy caliber calibre candor candour…
    Henry L. Mencken  --  The American Language
  • [Pg242] VII Differences in Spelling § 1 /Typical Forms/—Some of the salient differences between American and English spelling are shown in the following list of common words: /American/ /English/ Anemia anaemia aneurism aneurysm annex (noun) annexe arbor arbour armor armour asphalt asphalte ataxia ataxy ax axe balk (verb) baulk baritone barytone bark (ship) barque behavior behaviour behoove behove buncombe bunkum burden (ship’s) burthen cachexia cachexy caliber calibre candor candour…
    Henry L. Mencken  --  The American Language
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