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Hemoglobin disease

hemoglobin disease n.
Any of several inherited diseases characterized by the presence of various abnormal hemoglobin molecules in the blood.


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  • Hemoglobinemia

    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.

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