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beta-thalassemia

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beta–thalassemia

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

Definition of BETA-THALASSEMIA

:  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

First Known Use of BETA-THALASSEMIA

1962

beta–thalassemia

noun be·ta–thal·as·se·mia   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of BETA–THALASSEMIA

:  thalassemia in which the hemoglobin chain designated beta is affected and which comprises Cooley's anemia in the homozygous condition and thalassemia minor in the heterozygous condition

Variants of BETA–THALASSEMIA

be·ta–thal·as·se·mia or β–thalassemia or British be·ta–thal·as·sae·mia or β–thalassaemia \-ˌthal-ə-ˈsē-mē-ə\

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