sickle-cell anaemia

Definitions

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


In news:

The inherited disorders of haemoglobin, sickle-cell anaemia , its variants, and the thalassaemias, are by far the commonest monogenic diseases.
The inherited disorders of haemoglobin, sickle-cell anaemia, its variants, and the thalassaemias, are by far the commonest monogenic diseases.
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In science:

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.
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