haemolytic


haemolytic
adjective
relating to or involving or causing hemolysis
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hemolytic anemia

Syn: ↑hemolytic
Pertains to noun: ↑hemolysis, ↑hemolysis (for: ↑hemolytic)
Derivationally related forms: ↑haemolysis, ↑hemolysis (for: ↑hemolytic)

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haemolytˈic adjective
Relating to haemolysis (haemolytic disease of the newborn a disease of the newborn in which maternal antibodies cause haemolysis of the fetal red blood cells, often resulting in stillbirth, anaemia or jaundice)
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Main Entry:haem-

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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