thalassemic
adjective or noun see thalassemia

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • thalassemic — thal·as·se·mic or Brit thal·as·sae·mic .thal ə sē mik adj of, relating to, or affected with thalassemia thalassemic or Brit thalassaemic n an individual affected with thalassemia …   Medical dictionary

  • thalassemic — ˌthaləˈsēmik adjective : of, relating to, or affected with thalassemia • thalassemic noun * * * thalassaeˈmic or thalassēˈmic adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑thalassian …   Useful english dictionary

  • thalassemic — See thalassemia. * * * …   Universalium

  • thalassemic — adj. of or pertaining to thalassemia (disease of the blood) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • thalassemic — thal·as·se·mic …   English syllables

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  • thalassemia — /thal euh see mee euh/, n. Pathol. a hereditary form of anemia, occurring chiefly in people of Mediterranean origin, marked by the abnormal synthesis of hemoglobin and a consequent shortened life span of red blood cells. Also called Cooley s… …   Universalium

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  • thalassemia — noun Etymology: New Latin, from Greek thalassa sea + New Latin emia Date: 1932 any of a group of inherited disorders of hemoglobin synthesis affecting the globin chain that are characterized usually by mild to severe hemolytic anemia, are caused… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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