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sickle-cell anaemia in Illness & disability topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsickle-cell anaemiaˌsickle-cell aˈnaemia British English, sickle-cell anemia American English noun [uncountable]  MIa serious illness that mainly affects black people, in which the blood cells change shape, causing weakness and fever
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sickle-cell anaemiaThe build-up of recessive genes increases the incidence of genetically determined diseases, such as sickle-cell anaemia in humans.