sickle-cell disease

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Noun1.sickle-cell disease - a congenital form of anemia occurring mostly in blacks; characterized by abnormal blood cells having a crescent shape
monogenic disease, monogenic disorder - an inherited disease controlled by a single pair of genes
anemia, anaemia - a deficiency of red blood cells
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Kristin Hope says the discovery could help the tens of thousands of patients suffering from blood-based disorders, including leukemia, lymphoma, aplastic anemia, sickle cell disease and more.
You may be advised not to fly if you are at risk of premature labour, severe anemia, sickle cell anemia, significant vaginal bleeding recently, any serious condition affecting your heart and lungs, recent surgery on abdomen or an ear infection.