hereditary spherocytosis n.
A congenital defect in the cell membrane of red blood cells resulting in thickened, fragile red blood cells that are susceptible to spontaneous hemolysis and marked by chronic anemia, reticulocytosis, mild jaundice, and fever and abdominal pain. Also called chronic acholuric jaundice, chronic familial jaundice, congenital hemolytic anemia, congenital hemolytic jaundice, spherocytic anemia.
/hɜːˈmuːpəlɪs/ noun 1. a port in Greece, capital of Cyclades department, on the E coast of Syros Island. Pop: (municipality): 13 496 (2001) Modern Greek name Ermoupoli (ɛrˈmupɔli)
[hurn] /hɜrn/ noun, Dialect. 1. . [hurn, hur-uh n] /hɜrn, ˈhɜr ən/ pronoun, Nonstandard. 1. (def 2). /hɜːn/ noun 1. an archaic or dialect word for heron
[er-nahn-des] /ɛrˈnɑn dɛs/ noun 1. José [haw-se] /hɔˈsɛ/ (Show IPA), 1834–86, Argentine poet.
- Hernando cortes
[kawr-tez; Spanish kawr-tes] /kɔrˈtɛz; Spanish kɔrˈtɛs/ noun 1. Hernando [er-nahn-daw] /ɛrˈnɑn dɔ/ (Show IPA), Hernán [er-nahn] /ɛrˈnɑn/ (Show IPA), 1485–1547, Spanish conqueror of Mexico. /ˈkɔːtɛz; Spanish ˈkortes/ noun 1. the national assembly of Spain and (until 1910) Portugal /ˈkɔːtɛz; Spanish korˈtes/ noun 1. Hernando (ɛrˈnando) or Hernán (ɛrˈnan). 1485–1547, Spanish conquistador: defeated the Aztecs and […]