drepanocytic

drepanocytic
Relating to or resembling a sickle cell.

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drep·a·no·cyt·ic (drep″ə-no-sitґik) having or pertaining to sickle cells.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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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, ↑sickle cell anaemia, ↑sickle cell disease, ↑crescent cell anemia, ↑crescent cell anaemia,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Anemia — The condition of having less than the normal number of red blood cells or less than the normal quantity of hemoglobin in the blood. The oxygen carrying capacity of the blood is, therefore, decreased. Persons with anemia may feel tired and fatigue …   Medical dictionary

  • crescent-cell anaemia — noun a congenital form of anemia occurring mostly in blacks; characterized by abnormal blood cells having a crescent shape • Syn: ↑sickle cell anemia, ↑sickle cell anaemia, ↑sickle cell disease, ↑crescent cell anemia, ↑drepanocytic anemia,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • crescent-cell anemia — noun a congenital form of anemia occurring mostly in blacks; characterized by abnormal blood cells having a crescent shape • Syn: ↑sickle cell anemia, ↑sickle cell anaemia, ↑sickle cell disease, ↑crescent cell anaemia, ↑drepanocytic anemia,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • monogenic disease — noun an inherited disease controlled by a single pair of genes • Syn: ↑monogenic disorder • Hypernyms: ↑genetic disease, ↑genetic disorder, ↑genetic abnormality, ↑genetic defect, ↑congenital disease, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • monogenic disorder — noun an inherited disease controlled by a single pair of genes • Syn: ↑monogenic disease • Hypernyms: ↑genetic disease, ↑genetic disorder, ↑genetic abnormality, ↑genetic defect, ↑congenital disease, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • sickle-cell anaemia — noun a congenital form of anemia occurring mostly in blacks; characterized by abnormal blood cells having a crescent shape • Syn: ↑sickle cell anemia, ↑sickle cell disease, ↑crescent cell anemia, ↑crescent cell anaemia, ↑drepanocytic anemia,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • sickle-cell anemia — noun a congenital form of anemia occurring mostly in blacks; characterized by abnormal blood cells having a crescent shape • Syn: ↑sickle cell anaemia, ↑sickle cell disease, ↑crescent cell anemia, ↑crescent cell anaemia, ↑drepanocytic anemia,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • sickle-cell disease — noun a congenital form of anemia occurring mostly in blacks; characterized by abnormal blood cells having a crescent shape • Syn: ↑sickle cell anemia, ↑sickle cell anaemia, ↑crescent cell anemia, ↑crescent cell anaemia, ↑drepanocytic anemia,… …   Useful english dictionary

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