: 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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