adjective, sicklier, sickliest.
not strong; unhealthy; ailing.
of, connected with, or arising from ill health:
a sickly complexion.
marked by the prevalence of ill health, as a region:
the epidemic left the town sickly.
maudlin and insipid; mawkish:
faint or feeble, as light or color.
in a sick or sickly manner.
verb (used with object), sicklied, sicklying.
to cover with a sickly hue.
adjective -lier, -liest
disposed to frequent ailments; not healthy; weak
of, relating to, or caused by sickness
(of a smell, taste, etc) causing revulsion or nausea
(of light or colour) faint or feeble
mawkish; insipid: sickly affectation
in a sick or sickly manner
noun 1. (Canadian) (esp in Ontario) a road, usually north-south, going at right angles to concession roads
sideroblast sid·er·o·blast (sĭd’ər-ə-blāst’) n. An erythroblast containing granules of ferritin.
- Sideroblastic anemia
sideroblastic anemia sid·er·o·blas·tic anemia (sĭd’ər-ə-blās’tĭk) n. Refractory anemia marked by sideroblasts in the bone marrow. Also called sideroachrestic anemia.
[sid-er-uh-krohm] /ˈsɪd ər əˌkroʊm/ noun, Biochemistry. 1. any of various chemical compounds functioning in the transport of iron in bacteria.