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11.27: Blood Diseases

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anemia

Disease that occurs when there is not enough hemoglobin in the blood, usually because of a lack of iron.

hemoglobin

Blood protein that normally carries oxygen from the lungs to the tissues.

hemophilia

Group of hereditary diseases that affect the body's ability to control blood clotting.

leukemia

Cancer of the blood or bone marrow.

lymphoma

Cancer in a type of white blood cell called lymphocytes.

sickle-cell anemia

Inherited blood disease that is caused by abnormally shaped blood protein, hemoglobin.

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