an·​ti-sick·​ling -ˈsik-(ə-)liŋ How to pronounce anti-sickling (audio)
variants also antisickling
: preventing or counteracting the sickling of red blood cells (as in sickle cell anemia)
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When they slipped the gene into blood-making cells of mice with the disease, the anti-sickling hemoglobin made it into 99 percent of the red cells and reversed key symptoms …Rachel K. Sobel, U.S. News & World Report

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“Anti-sickling.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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