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haemolytic

Line breaks: haemo|lyt¦ic
Pronunciation: /ˌhiːməˈlɪtɪk
 
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(US hemolytic)

Definition of haemolytic in English:

adjective

Medicine
Relating to or involving the rupture or destruction of red blood cells: haemolytic anaemia
More example sentences
  • Next is a chapter on haematopoietic and lymphoreticular disorders including haemolytic anaemias, leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma.
  • These organisms have also been found to be involved in wound infections, haemolytic uremic syndrome, meningitis, peritonitis, respiratory tract infections and ocular infections4.
  • The initial laboratory results indicated a diagnostic triad of thrombocytopenia, hemolytic anemia, and acute renal failure.

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