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sickle cell

noun

Definition of sickle cell

  1. :  an abnormal red blood cell of crescent shape



Circa 1923

First Known Use of sickle cell

circa 1923

Rhymes with sickle cell

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Medical Dictionary

sickle cell

noun

Medical Definition of sickle cell

  1. 1:  an abnormal red blood cell of crescent shape

  2. 2:  a condition characterized by sickle cells :  sickle cell anemia, sickle-cell trait




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