drepanocytic anemia


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Noun1.drepanocytic anemia - 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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