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Related to thalassemia intermedia: Thalassemia minor
a clinical variant of thalassemia characterized by an intermediate degree of severity. These patients have severe anemia but usually do not require regular blood transfusions. Intermedia disorders represent a heterogeneous group of genetic disorders and may include cases with homozygous or heterozygous abnormalities in the β-globin chain gene.
A chronic hemolytic anemia caused by deficient alpha chain synthesis.Synonym: hemoglobin H disease
See also: thalassemia