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Medical Dictionary

alpha hemolysis


Medical Definition of ALPHA HEMOLYSIS

:  a greenish discoloration and partial hemolysis of the red blood cells immediately surrounding colonies of some streptococci on blood agar plates—compare beta hemolysis


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