Cooley's anemia

/ˌkuliz əˈnimiə/

Definitions of Cooley's anemia
  1. noun
    a fatal form of homozygous thalassemia (inherited from both parents) in which there is no hemoglobin; skeletal deformations; heart and spleen and liver enlarged
    synonyms: Cooley's anaemia, thalassaemia major, thalassemia major
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    type of:
    Mediterranean anaemia, Mediterranean anemia, thalassaemia, thalassemia
    an inherited form of anemia caused by faulty synthesis of hemoglobin
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