sicklemia(redirected from sicklaemia)
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Sickle cell anemia or sickle cell trait.
(Pathology) sickle-cell anaemia
sick′le cell` ane′mia
a chronic hereditary blood disease, primarily affecting indigenous Africans and their descendants, in which an accumulation of oxygen-deficient sickle cells results in anemia, blood clotting, and joint pain.Also called sicklemia.