Definition of Hemoglobinopathy

1. Noun. A blood disease characterized by the presence of abnormal hemoglobins in the blood.

Exact synonyms: Haemoglobinopathy
Generic synonyms: Blood Disease, Blood Disorder



Definition of Hemoglobinopathy

1. Noun. (medicine) Any of a range of inherited genetic disorders affecting hemoglobin ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Hemoglobinopathy

1. Disorder due to abnormalities in the haemoglobin molecule, the best known being sickle cell anaemia in which there is a single amino acid substitution (valine for glutamate) in position 6 of the beta chain. In other cases one of the globin chains is synthesised at a slower rate, despite being normal in structure. See: thalassaemia. Origin: Gr. Pathos = disease This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hemoglobinopathy

hemodilutions
hemodonation
hemodynamic
hemodynamically
hemodynamics
hemofiltration
hemoflagellate
hemoflagellates
hemogenesis
hemogenic
hemoglobin
hemoglobinemia
hemoglobinometer
hemoglobinometers
hemoglobinopathies
hemoglobinopathy (current term)
hemoglobins
hemoglobinuria
hemoglobinurias
hemoglobinuric
hemoid
hemolymph
hemolymphoid
hemolymphs
hemolysate
hemolysates
hemolyses
hemolysin
hemolysins
hemolysis

Literary usage of Hemoglobinopathy

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1. Sickle Cell Disease: Screening, Diagnosis, Management, and Counseling in by Jeanne A. Smith, Thomas R. Kinney (1997)
"Universal Voluntary Sends hemoglobinopathy tests to New York. ... Universal Mandatory IEF Non- Mandatory CAE hemoglobinopathy screening is universal ..."

2. Handbook of Severe Disability: A Text for Rehabilitation Counselors, Other edited by Walter C. Stolov, Michael R. Clowers (2000)
"hemoglobinopathy SC hemoglobinopathy SC results from the inheritance of one beta globin gene with the mutation Hb S (fig. 27-4) and the second beta globin ..."

3. Approved Drug Products with Therapeutic Equivalence Evaluationsedited by Barry Leonard edited by Barry Leonard (1999)
"Treatment for sickling disorders, which include SS hemoglobinopathy, SC hemoglobinopathy, and S-thalassemia hemoglobinopathy. ..."

4. Guide To Clinical Preventive Services by U. S. Preventive Services Task Force (1989)
"Toward providing parents the option of avoiding the birth of the first child with Cooley's anemia: response to hemoglobinopathy screening and counseling ..."

5. Environmental Issues in Primary Careedited by Barbara S. Murdock edited by Barbara S. Murdock (1994)
"Three of the most common causes of microcytic anemia are iron deficiency, hemoglobinopathy, and lead poisoning. In lead-poisoned patients, anemia is usually ..."

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