Spa*nae"mi*a (?), n. [NL., fr. Gr. scarce + blood.] Med.

A condition of impoverishment of the blood; a morbid state in which the red corpuscles, or other important elements of the blood, are deficient.

<-- [Obs.] this and next word not in Stedman's. Presumably succeded by anaemia, which is in this dictionary. Why no cross-ref? -->


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