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sicklemia

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noun sick·le·mia \ˌsi-kə-ˈlē-mē-ə\

Definition of sicklemia



Origin and Etymology of sicklemia

New Latin, from English sickle (cell) + New Latin -emia


First Known Use: 1932


Medical Dictionary

sicklemia

noun sick·le·mia

Medical Definition of sicklemia

sicklemic

or chiefly British

sicklaemic

\-mik\play adjective


Variants of sicklemia

or chiefly British

sicklaemia

\si-ˈklē-mē-ə\play play

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