microdrepanocytic anemia

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microdrepanocytic anemia mi·cro·drep·a·no·cyt·ic anemia (mī'krō-drěp'ə-nō-sĭt'ĭk)
n.
Anemia, clinically resembling sickle cell anemia, in which individuals are heterozygous for both the sickle cell gene and a thalassemia gene. Also called sickle cell-thalassemia disease.

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