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Noun: Mediterranean anemia  ,me-di-tu'rey-nee-un u'nee-mee-u
Usage: N. Amer (elsewhere: Mediterranean anaemia)
  1. An inherited form of anemia caused by faulty synthesis of hemoglobin
    - thalassemia [N. Amer], thalassaemia [Brit, Cdn], Mediterranean anaemia [Brit, Cdn]

Type of: hypochromic anaemia [Brit, Cdn], hypochromic anemia [N. Amer], monogenic disease, monogenic disorder

Encyclopedia: Mediterranean anemia