Definition of Hemoglobin E
Hemoglobin E: Normal embryonic hemoglobin, the main type of hemoglobin found in the human embryo. The E stands for embryonic and also for epsilon, a chain that is unique to embryonic hemoglobin. Originally known as Gower-2.Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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