hemoglobin C disease

noun

: an inherited hemolytic anemia that occurs especially in individuals of African descent and is characterized especially by splenomegaly and the presence of target cells and hemoglobin C in the blood

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“Hemoglobin C disease.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hemoglobin%20C%20disease. Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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