Anemia vs Onychorrhexis - What's the difference?

anemia | onychorrhexis |


As a verb anemia

is .

As a noun onychorrhexis is

(pathology) fingernail and toenail brittleness and breakage, such as may be due to excessive strong soap and water exposure, nail polish remover, hypothyroidism, anemia, anorexia nervosa or bulimia, or after oral retinoid therapy.

anemia

English

(wikipedia anemia)

Alternative forms

* anaemia (British) *

Noun

  • (uncountable, pathology) A medical condition in which the capacity of the blood to transport oxygen to the tissues is reduced, either because of too few red blood cells, or because of too little hemoglobin, resulting in pallor and fatigue.
  • (countable, pathology) A disease or condition that has anemia as a symptom.
  • Pernicious anemia and sickle-cell anemia are two anemias .

    Derived terms

    () * achlorhydric anemia * acquired hemolytic anemia * anemic * aplastic anemia * autoimmune hemolytic anemia * hemolytic anemia * hyperchromic anemia * hypochromic anemia * pernicious anemia * sickle-cell anemia

    See also

    * ischemia

    Anagrams

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    onychorrhexis

    English

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • (pathology) fingernail and toenail brittleness and breakage, such as may be due to excessive strong soap and water exposure, nail polish remover, hypothyroidism, anemia, anorexia nervosa or bulimia, or after oral retinoid therapy.
  • Synonyms

    *brittle nails English words prefixed with onycho-