Definition of haemoglobinopathy in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌhiːməˌɡləʊbɪˈnɒpəθi/
(US hemoglobinopathy)


A hereditary condition involving an abnormality in the structure of haemoglobin.
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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