haemoglobinopathy etymology

English word haemoglobinopathy comes from English balanephagous ((rare) Acorn-eating.), English -pathy, English haemoglobin ((British spelling, protein).)

Detailed word origin of haemoglobinopathy

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
balanephagous English (eng) (rare) Acorn-eating.
-pathy English (eng) Damage to, disease of, or abnormality. Suffering, feeling. Therapy.
haemoglobin English (eng) (British spelling, protein).
haemoglobinopathy English (eng) (British spelling, medicine) Any of a group of inherited disorders in which haemoglobin does not function properly.

Words with the same origin as haemoglobinopathy

Descendants of balanephagous
Descendants of -pathy
allelopathic allopath autopathic cytopathy desminopathy enzymopathy hepatopathy heteropathic mastopathic naturopath nephropathic neuroarthropathy neuropathic osteoarthropathy pathy polyarthropathy pseudo-telepathy psychopath sociopathy spondyloarthropathy technopathy telepathic
Descendants of haemoglobin
methemoglobin methæmoglobin