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sick'le cell" trait"



Pathol.
the usually asymptomatic hereditary condition that occurs when a person inherits from only one parent the abnormal hemoglobin gene characteristic of sickle cell anemia. Also called sicklemia.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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