thalassemia minor

noun

Definition of thalassemia minor

: a mild form of thalassemia associated with the heterozygous condition for the gene involved

First Known Use of thalassemia minor

1944, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for thalassemia minor

New Latin, lesser thalassemia

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thalassemia minor

noun

Medical Definition of thalassemia minor

: a mild form of thalassemia associated with the heterozygous condition for the gene involved

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