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Words that end in emia

-emia

or -hemia also -aemia or -haemia

suffix

Blood: leukemia.

Origin of -emia

New Latin from Greek -aimiā from haima blood

hyperlipidemia
presence of excess lipids in the blood

hyperglycemia
abnormally high blood sugar usually associated with diabetes

hypercalcemia
the presence of abnormally high levels of calcium in the blood; usually the result of excessive bone resorption in hyperparathyroidism or Paget’s disease

hypoglycemia
abnormally low blood sugar usually resulting from excessive insulin or a poor diet

hypocalcemia
abnormally low level of calcium in the blood

polycythemia
a disorder characterized by an abnormal increase in the number of red blood cells in the blood

hyperlipemia
presence of excess lipids in the blood

galactosemia
a genetic disease (autosomal recessive) in which an enzyme needed to metabolize galactose is deficient or absent; typically develops shortly after birth

thalassaemia
an inherited form of anemia caused by faulty synthesis of hemoglobin

hypokalemia
abnormally low level of potassium in the circulating blood leading to weakness and heart abnormalities; associated with adrenal tumors or starvation or taking diuretics

thalassemia
an inherited form of anemia caused by faulty synthesis of hemoglobin

bacteremia
transient presence of bacteria in the blood

septicemia
invasion of the bloodstream by virulent microorganisms from a focus of infection

leukaemia
malignant neoplasm of blood-forming tissues

tularemia
a highly infectious disease of rodents (especially rabbits and squirrels) and sometimes transmitted to humans by ticks or flies or by handling infected animals

ischaemia
local anemia in a given body part sometimes resulting from vasoconstriction or thrombosis or embolism

hyperemia
increased blood in an organ or other body part

sapraemia
blood poisoning caused by putrefactive bacteria

ketonemia
an abnormal increase of ketone bodies in the blood as in diabetes mellitus

academia
the world of higher learning

ischemia
local anemia in a given body part sometimes resulting from vasoconstriction or thrombosis or embolism

leukemia
malignant neoplasm of blood-forming tissues

azotemia
accumulation in the blood of nitrogenous waste products (urea) that are usually excreted in the urine

acidemia
a blood disorder characterized by an increased concentration of hydrogen ions in the blood (which falls below 7 on the pH scale)

toxaemia
an abnormal condition of pregnancy characterized by hypertension and edema and protein in the urine

anoxemia
abnormally low oxygen content in arterial blood

sapremia
blood poisoning caused by putrefactive bacteria

bohemia
a group of artists and writers with real or pretended artistic or intellectual aspirations and usually an unconventional life style

anaemia
a deficiency of red blood cells

viremia
the presence of a virus in the blood stream

toxemia
an abnormal condition of pregnancy characterized by hypertension and edema and protein in the urine

pyaemia
septicemia caused by pus-forming bacteria being released from an abscess

uraemia
accumulation in the blood of nitrogenous waste products (urea) that are usually excreted in the urine

anemia
a deficiency of red blood cells

uremia
accumulation in the blood of nitrogenous waste products (urea) that are usually excreted in the urine

pyemia
septicemia caused by pus-forming bacteria being released from an abscess

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