Encyclopedia of Parasitology

Living Edition
| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Anaemia

  • Heinz Mehlhorn
Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-27769-6_162-2

Name

Greek: an = without; haima = blood.

This term describes the lack of red blood cells, e.g., due to disruption of Plasmodium infected red blood cells.

Keywords

Blood Cell 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für Zoomorphologie, Zellbiologie und ParasitologieHeinrich-Heine-UniversitätDüsseldorfGermany