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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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Difficulty Level:
At Grade
Grades:
7 , 8
Date Created:
Nov 29, 2012
Last Modified:
Aug 30, 2016
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