sickle-cell test

n.

A method of determining the percentage of red blood cells containing hemoglobin S.

Nearby words

  1. sickle cell trait,
  2. sickle cell-thalassemia disease,
  3. sickle feather,
  4. sickle medick,
  5. sickle-cell anaemia,
  6. sickle-hocked,
  7. sicklebill,
  8. sicklemia,
  9. sickling,
  10. sickly


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