drepanocytic anemia

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drepanocytic anemia n.
See sickle cell anemia.

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drepanocytic anemia

noun
a congenital form of anemia occurring mostly in blacks; characterized by abnormal blood cells having a crescent shape [syn: sickle-cell anemia
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