Medical Term:

hemoglobinopathy

Pronunciation: hē′mō-glō′bi-nop′ă-thē

Definition: A disorder or disease caused by or associated with the presence of abnormal hemoglobins in the blood, sickle cell disease, hemoglobin C, D, E, H, or I disorders. Occasionally, combinations of abnormal hemoglobins are seen in hemoglobinopathies.

[hemoglobin + G. pathos, disease]

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