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thalassemic

adjective thal·as·se·mic
variants: or British thalassaemic play \ˌthal-ə-ˈsē-mik\

medical Definition of thalassemic

: of, relating to, or affected with thalassemia

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thalassemic

noun
variants: or British thalassaemic

medical Definition of thalassemic

: an individual affected with thalassemia

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