sickle cell


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n sickle cell an abnormal red blood cell that has a crescent shape and an abnormal form of hemoglobin
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In literature:

This process is the primitive streak, and it is formed, like the sickle, of proliferating epiblast cells.
"The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume 1" by Francis Maitland Balfour

In news:

Marquita Gaines is a 20-year-old college student with sickle cell disease.
I realize that sickle cell disease is a part of me, but it will never define who I am.
Editor's note: Marquita Gaines is a college student living with sickle cell disease .
At first glance, no one would know that I am a patient living with sickle cell disease .
Madison Tully was born with sickle cell, then a few years ago-she was diagnosed with lupus .
Many Sickle Cell Disease Patients Need Frequent Hospitalization Or Emergency Care for Pain, New Study Finds.
Madison Tully was born with sickle cell, then a few years ago-she was diagnosed with lupus.
I can't imagine having a child with cancer, cystic fibrosis, heart problems, sickle cell or any terminal or chronic illness/disease.
Functional asplenia develops in children with sickle cell anemia.
College athletics' bid to identify sickle -cell carriers: Not ready for prime time.
Community health worker helps lower barriers in sickle cell treatment.
The socio-economic and policy impact of sickle cell disease.
The latest news on sickle cell disease.
Sickle -Cell May Blunt, Not Stop, Malaria.
Red Cross to combat sickle -cell disease.

In science:

Sickle cell disease causes the RBCs to be less deformable and more fragile .
Optical tweezer for probing erythrocyte membrane deformability
The stiffness and collapse of the cytoskeletal structure of a red blood cell has a direct connection to its functional aspects and used for instance, as a diagnostic for detection of sickle cell anaemia.
Elasticity of Stiff Biopolymers