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haemolysis

Line breaks: haem|oly¦sis
Pronunciation: /hiːˈmɒlɪsɪs
 
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(US hemolysis)

Definition of haemolysis in English:

noun

[mass noun]
The rupture or destruction of red blood cells.
Example sentences
  • Not all patients who develop the antibody will undergo red blood cell hemolysis.
  • The authors begin by noting that bacteriologists had proposed various classifications of the streptococcus genus and that strains that produced haemolysis of red blood cells were thought to constitute a single unit or group.
  • Intravascular hemolysis is the destruction of red blood cells in the circulation with the release of cell contents into the plasma.

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