Definition of hemoglobinopathy in English:
noun (plural hemoglobinopathies)Medicine
A hereditary condition involving an abnormality in the structure of hemoglobin.
- 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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