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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