crescent-cell anemia

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n crescent-cell anemia a congenital form of anemia occurring mostly in blacks; characterized by abnormal blood cells having a crescent shape
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Usage


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Sickle cell anemia is an inherited disease in which red blood cells are unable to properly carry oxygen throughout the body because of their distinctive crescent-like, or sickle, shape.
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