hereditary spherocytosis

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hereditary spherocytosis

[hə′red·ə‚ter·ē ‚sfer·ō‚sī′tō·səs]
(medicine)
A chronic congenital disorder of the erythrocytopoietic system characterized by a preponderance of spherical erythrocytes, increased osmotic fragility, hemolytic anemia, and splenomegaly.
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AoCOSMOS allows for the exploration, diagnosis and development of therapeutic interventions for several rare anaemias, including hereditary xerocytosis, overhydrated hereditary stomatocytosis, familial pseudohyperkaliemia, cryohydrocytosis, certain types of spherocytosis, hereditary spherocytosis, sickle cell anaemia, thalassemia and phosphofructokinase deficiency.
hereditary spherocytosis, hereditary elliptocytosis), enzymopathies (e.