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haemoglobinopathy

hemoglobinopathy

Any of a group of disorders caused by genetic abnormality of the hemoglobin molecule. The most prominent types are sickle-cell anemia and thalassemia, a set of disorders whose symptoms range from none to fatal anemia.

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