hemolyze
verb (-lyzed; -lyzing) Etymology: irregular from hemolysis Date: 1902 transitive verb to cause hemolysis of intransitive verb to undergo hemolysis

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  • hemolyze — [hē′mə līz΄, hem′əlīz΄] vi., vt. hemolyzed, hemolyzing to undergo, or cause to undergo, hemolysis …   English World dictionary

  • hemolyze — /hee meuh luyz , hem euh /, v., hemolyzed, hemolyzing. v.t. 1. to subject (red blood cells) to hemolysis. v.i. 2. to undergo hemolysis. [1900 05; HEMO + LYZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • hemolyze — To produce hemolysis or liberation of the hemoglobin from red blood cells. * * * he·mo·lyze or chiefly Brit hae·mo·lyse hē mə .līz vb, lyzed or chiefly Brit lysed; lyz·ing or chiefly Brit lys·ing vt to cause hemolysis of vi to undergo hemolysis …   Medical dictionary

  • hemolyze — he·mo·lyze …   English syllables

  • hemolyze — he•mo•lyze [[t]ˈhi məˌlaɪz[/t]] v. lyzed, lyz•ing 1) pat to subject (red blood cells) to hemolysis 2) pat to undergo hemolysis • Etymology: 1900–05 …   From formal English to slang

  • hemolyze — ˈhēməˌlīz, ˈhem verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: from hemolysis, after such pairs as English analysis: analyze transitive verb : to cause (red blood cells) to dissolve : induce hemolysis of intransitive verb : t …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Leonard Landois — (December 1, 1837 November 17, 1902) was a German physiologist who was a native of Münster. He studied medicine at the University of Greifswald, and was later a professor and director of the institute of physiology at Greifswald. In 1866 he… …   Wikipedia

  • Apt-Downey test — The Apt Downey test is used to help differentiate between maternal from baby blood.The blood is placed in a test tube; sterile water is added to hemolyze the RBCs, yielding free hemoglobin.This solution then is mixed with 1% sodium hydroxide. If… …   Wikipedia

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