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beta–thalassemia

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noun be·ta–thal·as·se·mia \-ˌtha-lə-ˈsē-mē-ə\

Definition of beta–thalassemia

  1. :  thalassemia in which the longer hemoglobin chain is affected and which comprises Cooley's anemia in the homozygous condition and thalassemia minor in the heterozygous condition



1962

First Known Use of beta–thalassemia

1962


Medical Dictionary

beta–thalassemia

noun be·ta–thal·as·se·mia

Medical Definition of beta–thalassemia

  1. :  thalassemia in which the hemoglobin chains designated beta are affected and which comprises Cooley's anemia in the homozygous condition and thalassemia minor in the heterozygous condition—compare alpha-thalassemia



Variants of beta–thalassemia

or

β–thalassemia

or British

beta–thalassaemia

or

β–thalassaemia

\-ˌthal-ə-ˈsē-mē-ə\

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