Sickle cell c disease

sickle cell C disease n.
A hereditary blood disease caused by sickle-shaped red blood cells that contain hemoglobin S and hemoglobin C, characterized by anemia, blocked blood vessels, chronic leg ulcers, and bone deformities.


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