Definition of haemoglobinopathy in English:


Line breaks: haemo|globin|opathy
Pronunciation: /ˌhiːməˌgləʊbɪˈnɒpəθi
(US hemoglobinopathy)


  • A hereditary condition involving an abnormality in the structure of haemoglobin.
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    • In general, these are healthy individuals with no significant pathologic changes related to the hemoglobinopathy.
    • In the United States neonatal screening for haemoglobinopathy occurs routinely in most states, and antenatal screening for cystic fibrosis carrier status has been recommended nationally.
    • She was fired from her position as director of the haemoglobinopathy research programme and referred to the medical licensing board of Ontario for research misconduct.

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