Cooley's anaemia


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Cooley's anaemia

(ˈkuːlɪz)
n
(Pathology) another name for thalassaemia
[named after Thomas B. Cooley (1871–1945), US paediatrician who reported on it in children in the Mediterranean area]
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Noun1.Cooley's anaemia - a fatal form of homozygous thalassemia (inherited from both parents) in which there is no hemoglobin; skeletal deformations; heart and spleen and liver enlarged
Mediterranean anaemia, Mediterranean anemia, thalassaemia, thalassemia - an inherited form of anemia caused by faulty synthesis of hemoglobin
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References in periodicals archive ?
Dermatoglyphic studies in patients with Cooley's anaemia. Ann NY Acad Sci 1969;165(1):378-86.
On the other hand, AY-thalassemia, also called "Cooley's anaemia" or "Mediterranean anaemia", is the most common genetic disorder worldwide.
Reproductive compensation in families segregating for Cooley's anaemia in Ferrara.