adjective see hemolysis

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  • hemolytic — adj. of or pertaining to hemolysis; causing hemolysis. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hemolytic — Referring to hemolysis, the destruction of red blood cells which leads to the release of hemoglobin from within the red blood cells into the blood plasma. Hemolytic anemia, for example, is anemia ( low blood ) due to the destruction (rather than… …   Medical dictionary

  • hemolytic — adjective relating to or involving or causing hemolysis (Freq. 1) hemolytic anemia • Syn: ↑haemolytic • Pertains to noun: ↑hemolysis (for: ↑haemolytic), ↑hemolysis …   Useful english dictionary

  • hemolytic — adj …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • hemolytic — See hemolysis. * * * …   Universalium

  • hemolytic — adjective Producing hemolysis; destroying red blood cells. See Also: hemolysin, hemolysis …   Wiktionary

  • hemolytic — adj. causing the dissolution of red blood cells (Medicine) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hemolytic — he·mo·lyt·ic …   English syllables

  • hemolytic —    Promoting the breakdown of red blood cells; a normal process, hectic and skillfully balanced, the term is usually applied to excess conditions or toxic substances that degrade the bonds between healthy red blood cells and their hemoglobin coat …   Herbal-medical glossary

  • hemolytic anemia — n anemia caused by excessive destruction (as in chemical poisoning, infection, or sickle cell anemia) of red blood cells * * * any of a group of acute or chronic anemias characterized by excessive hemolysis (shortened survival of mature… …   Medical dictionary

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