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hemolysis

noun he·mo·ly·sis \hi-ˈmä-lə-səs, ˌhē-mə-ˈlī-səs\

Definition of HEMOLYSIS

:  lysis of red blood cells with liberation of hemoglobin
he·mo·lyt·ic \ˌhē-mə-ˈli-tik\ adjective

Origin of HEMOLYSIS

New Latin
First Known Use: 1890
Medical Dictionary

hemolysis

noun he·mo·ly·sis
plural he·mo·ly·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of HEMOLYSIS

:  lysis of red blood cells with liberation of hemoglobin—see alpha hemolysis, beta hemolysis
he·mo·lyt·ic or chiefly British hae·mo·lyt·ic \ˌhē-mə-ˈlit-ik\ adjective

Variants of HEMOLYSIS

he·mo·ly·sis or chiefly British hae·mo·ly·sis \hi-ˈmäl-ə-səs, ˌhē-mə-ˈlī-səs\

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