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unstable hemoglobin hemolytic anemia

 

Definition: a congenital hemolytic anemia, due to autosomal inheritance of one of many unstable hemoglobins. The anemia is of variable severity and characterized by the presence in vivo or in vitro of Heinz bodies.

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