hemoglobin E


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hemoglobin E

[′hē·mə‚glō·bən ′ē]
(pathology)
An abnormal hemoglobin found in people of Southeast Asia, migrating slightly faster than hemoglobin C; in the homozygous form it causes a mild hemolytic anemia with normochromic target cells.