a hereditary haemolytic anaemia, occurring in Black populations, and caused by mutant haemoglobin. The red blood cells become sickle-shaped. It is characterized by fever, abdominal pain, jaundice, leg ulcers, etc
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- sickle cell syndrome,
- sickle cell trait,
- sickle cell-thalassemia disease,
- sickle feather,
- sickle medick,
- sickle-cell test,
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