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Lead-pipe rigidity

Lead-pipe rigidity

The plastic type of rigidity resembling that of a pipe of lead seen in certain forms of parkinsonism.

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Sickle cell

... blood vessels (capillaries), sickle cells are rigid and fragile. Their rigidity means that they tend to plug blood vessels from time to time, thereby ... can eventually modify the structure of the hemoglobin molecule and lead to a cure. People who inherit a gene for sickle hemoglobin from both ...

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by daniel.kurz
Fri May 19, 2006 1:55 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Sickle cell
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