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.
- Hemoglobin h disease
hemoglobin H disease n. An inherited disease characterized by moderate anemia and red blood cell abnormalities, with red blood cells containing Bart’s hemoglobin being replaced by cells containing hemoglobin H.
- Hemoglobin m
hemoglobin M n. Abbr. Hb M A group of abnormal hemoglobins in which a single amino acid substitution favors the formation of methemoglobin and is thus associated with methemoglobinemia.