anemic hypoxia n.
Hypoxia resulting from a decreased concentration of functional hemoglobin or a reduced number of erythrocytes. Also called anemic anoxia.
- Anemic infarct
anemic infarct anemic infarct n. An infarct in which little or no bleeding into tissue occurs when the blood supply is obstructed. Also called white infarct. Historical Examples The arteries of the heart are not terminal vessels but as a rule blocking of a large branch leads to anemic infarct. Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension: Louis Marshall […]
Pathology. suffering from . lacking power, vigor, vitality, or colorfulness; listless; weak: an anemic effort; anemic tones. Contemporary Examples His last published work was a poorly received, anemically selling biography of Sarah Palin. Joe McGinniss: The Hide of an Alligator, And Then Some Lloyd Grove March 11, 2014 Historical Examples Indeed it was anemically green; […]
- Anemic murmur
anemic murmur anemic murmur n. A nonvalvular murmur heard on auscultation of the heart and large blood vessels in cases of profound anemia.
a combining form meaning “wind”: anemograph. combining form indicating wind: anemometer, anemophilous before vowels anem-, word-forming element meaning “wind,” from comb. form of Greek anemos (see anemone).