hemoglobin C n.
Abbr. Hb C
An abnormal hemoglobin in which lysine has replaced glutamic acid causing reduced plasticity of the red blood cells.
- Hemoglobin c disease
hemoglobin C disease n. An inherited anemia characterized by an excessive destruction of red blood cells, an enlarged spleen, and target cells and hemoglobin C in the blood.
- Hemoglobin disease
hemoglobin disease n. Any of several inherited diseases characterized by the presence of various abnormal hemoglobin molecules in the blood.
hemoglobinemia he·mo·glo·bi·ne·mi·a (hē’mə-glō’bə-nē’mē-ə) n. The presence of free hemoglobin in the blood plasma.
- Hemoglobin h
hemoglobin H n. Abbr. Hb H An abnormal hemoglobin that cannot effectively transport oxygen, it is usually associated with a thalassemialike syndrome.