Cooley's anemiaCoo·ley's anemia
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 both parents
Origin of Cooley's anemiaafter Thomas Cooley (1871-1945), United States pediatrician
A usually fatal form of thalassemia in which normal hemoglobin is absent, characterized by severe anemia, enlargement of the heart, liver, and spleen, and skeletal deformation.
Origin of Cooley's anemiaAfter Thomas Benton Cooley (1871-1945), American physician