Definition of Cooley's anaemia in English:
Another term for thalassaemia.
- A 5 year old child with Cooley's anaemia has been successfully treated in Italy using cord blood stem cells from his new born twin brothers.
- Each year, almost 100,000 babies are born with thalassaemia, also known as Cooley's anaemia.
- This condition can range in severity from mild to life-threatening; the most severe form is called Cooley's anaemia.
1930s: named after Thomas B. Cooley (1871–1945), American paediatrician.
Definition of Cooley's anaemia in:
- US English dictionary
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