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.
hemoglobinolysis he·mo·glo·bi·nol·y·sis (hē’mə-glō’bə-nŏl’ĭ-sĭs) n. The destruction or chemical lysis of hemoglobin.
hemoglobinopathy he·mo·glo·bi·nop·a·thy (hē’mə-glō’bə-nŏp’ə-thē) n. A disorder caused by or associated with the presence of abnormal hemoglobins in the blood.