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  1. goes undetected in many people, and symptoms can be small and vague

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    created by user picturefactobot on November 24, 2008
  2. (AmE) or anæmia/anaemia (BrE) (from the Ancient Greek , meaning “without blood”) is defined as a qualitative or quantitative deficiency of hemoglobin, a molecule found inside red blood cells (RBCs)

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  3. caused by the lack of iron in the body as well

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  4. The three main classes of anemia include excessive blood loss (acutely such as a hemorrhage or chronically through low-volume loss), excessive blood cell destruction (hemolysis) or deficient red blood cell production (ineffective hematopoiesis)

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  5. Since hemoglobin normally carries oxygen from the lungs to the tissues, anemia leads to hypoxia (lack of oxygen) in organs

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