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Definition of "anemias" [anemias]

  • Plural form of anemia. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

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  • "This common procedure is performed to diagnose conditions affecting the blood or bone marrow, such as anemias and leukemia."
  • "The broad advertising and use of injected medicines — Aranesp and Epogen, from Amgen; and Procrit, from Johnson & Johnson, to name two — to boost the energy of cancer patients by reducing their exhausting anemias have been fueled by perfectly legal payouts or rebates in the hundreds of millions of dollars."
  • "For example, Caucasians whose families came from Northern Europe are more likely to have cystic fibrosis; African-Americans are more likely to have sickle-cell disease; people of Southeast Asian or Mediterranean background are more likely to have anemias known as thalassemias; and people of Ashkenazi Jewish, French-Canadian, or Cajun background are more likely than others to experience Tay-Sachs disease and several other conditions."