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noun: a medical condition in which a student spends so much time working/studying that they neglect their body's basic needs such as eating and sleeping and consequently suffer from symptoms akin to anemia.

Symptoms include constant tiredness/exhaustion, lack of strength and vigor, shortness of breath, slower comprehension and cognitive functions, constant headache ranging from minor to migraine, and in extreme instances, blurred vision.

Most commonly seen in students in the weeks leading up to and including midterm and finals weeks.
After his last final Eric went home to sleep off his academic anemia.
by Jotunheim December 17, 2010
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