Cooley-s-anemia meaning

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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.
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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.
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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.
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Origin of cooley-s-anemia

  • After Thomas Benton Cooley (1871–1945), American physician
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition