11.27: Blood Diseases Difficulty Level: At Grade Created by: CK-12 % Progress MEMORY METER This indicates how strong in your memory this concept is Practice Progress % % Practice Now MEMORY METER This indicates how strong in your memory this concept is Share Add to Library Turn In Read Practice Resources Details Loading... Notes/Highlights Having trouble? Report an issue. Color Highlighted Text Notes Show More Vocabulary Language: English ▼ English TermDefinition 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. Image Attributions Show Hide Details Description Introduces major blood diseases. Learning Objectives None Related Materials Blood Diseases and Disorders - Advanced Difficulty Level: At Grade Authors: Jessica Harwood Douglas Wilkin, Ph.D. Contributors: Doris Kraus, Ph.D. Niamh Gray-Wilson Jean Brainard, Ph.D. Sarah Johnson Jane Willan Corliss Karasov Editors: Douglas Wilkin, Ph.D. Tags: anemia hemophilia leukemia (4 more) lymphoma SCI.BIO.931.6.L.1 SCI.LSC.931.6.L.1 sickle cell anemia Subjects: science Life Science Concept Nodes: SCI.LSC.931.6 (Blood Diseases) Grades: 7 , 8 Date Created: Nov 29, 2012 Last Modified: Aug 30, 2016 Vocabulary None Save or share your relevant files like activites, homework and worksheet.To add resources, you must be the owner of the Modality. Click Customize to make your own copy.