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thal•as•se•mi•a



Pronunciation: (thal"u-sē'mē-u), [key]
n. Pathol.
a hereditary form of anemia, occurring chiefly in people of Mediterranean origin, marked by the abnormal synthesis of hemoglobin and a consequent shortened life span of red blood cells. Also called Cooley's anemia.

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