sicklemia

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sick·le·mi·a

 (sĭk′ə-lē′mē-ə)
n.
Sickle cell anemia or sickle cell trait.

sicklemia

(sɪkˈliːmɪə)
n
(Pathology) sickle-cell anaemia

sick′le cell` ane′mia



n.
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.
[1925–30]