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Noun: Mediterranean anaemia
Usage: Brit, Cdn (US: Mediterranean anemia)
  1. An inherited form of anaemia caused by faulty synthesis of haemoglobin
    - thalassemia [N. Amer], thalassaemia [Brit, Cdn], Mediterranean anemia [N. Amer]

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