Cooley's anemia
noun Etymology: Thomas B. Cooley died 1945 American pediatrician Date: circa 1935 a severe thalassemic anemia that is associated with the presence of microcytes, enlargement of the liver and spleen, increase in the erythroid bone marrow, and jaundice and that occurs especially in children of Mediterranean parents

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  • Cooley's anemia — [ko͞o′lēz] n. [after Thomas Cooley (1871 1945), U.S. pediatrician] a form of thalassemia characterized by severe anemia, growth retardation, etc. and usually resulting in death at an early age: the genes causing this condition are inherited from… …   English World dictionary

  • Cooley’s anemia — Cooley’s anemia. = β thalassemia (см.). (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Cooley's anemia — Cooley s anemia. См. анемия Кули. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Cooley's anemia — Coo·ley s anemia .kü lēz n a severe thalassemic anemia that is associated with the presence of microcytes, enlargement of the liver and spleen, increase in the erythroid bone marrow, and jaundice and that occurs esp. in children of Mediterranean… …   Medical dictionary

  • Cooley's anemia — noun a fatal form of homozygous thalassemia (inherited from both parents) in which there is no hemoglobin; skeletal deformations; heart and spleen and liver enlarged • Syn: ↑Cooley s anaemia, ↑thalassemia major, ↑thalassaemia major • Hypernyms:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cooley's anemia — Coo′ley s ane′mia [[t]ˈku liz[/t]] n. pat thalassemia • Etymology: 1930–35; after Thomas Benton Cooley (1871–1945), U.S. pediatrician …   From formal English to slang

  • Cooley's anemia — thalassemia. [1930 35; named after Thomas Benton Cooley (1871 1945), U.S. pediatrician, who reported incidences of the disease] * * * …   Universalium

  • Cooley's anaemia — noun a fatal form of homozygous thalassemia (inherited from both parents) in which there is no hemoglobin; skeletal deformations; heart and spleen and liver enlarged • Syn: ↑Cooley s anemia, ↑thalassemia major, ↑thalassaemia major • Hypernyms:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cooley's disease — noun see cooley s anemia …   Useful english dictionary

  • Anemia, Cooley’s — Better known today as thalassemia (or as beta thalassemia or thalassemia major) .The clinical picture of this important type of anemia was first described in 1925 by the pediatrician Thomas Benton Cooley. Another name for the disease is… …   Medical dictionary

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