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beta-thalassemia


beta–thalassemia

noun be·ta–thal·as·se·mia

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\
February 27, 2015
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