thalassemia major(redirected from Cooley anemia)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.
Related to Cooley anemia: Mediterranean anemia, Alpha Thalassemia, Beta thalassemia
Switch to new thesaurus
|Noun||1.||thalassemia major - a fatal form of homozygous thalassemia (inherited from both parents) in which there is no hemoglobin; skeletal deformations; heart and spleen and liver enlarged|