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sickle cell

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sickle cell

noun

Definition of SICKLE CELL

:  an abnormal red blood cell of crescent shape

First Known Use of SICKLE CELL

circa 1923

sickle cell

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SICKLE CELL

1
:  an abnormal red blood cell of crescent shape
2
:  a condition characterized by sickle cells :  sickle-cell anemia, sickle-cell trait

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