Definition of hemoglobinopathy in English:

hemoglobinopathy

Syllabification: he·mo·glo·bin·op·a·thy
Pronunciation: /ˌhēməˌglōbəˈnäpəTHē
 
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(British haemoglobinopathy)

noun (plural hemoglobinopathies)

Medicine
  • A hereditary condition involving an abnormality in the structure of hemoglobin.
    More example sentences
    • 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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