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hemoclastic crisis

noun he·mo·clas·tic crisis

Medical Definition of hemoclastic crisis

  1. :  an acute transitory alteration of the blood that sometimes accompanies anaphylactic shock and is marked by intense leukopenia with relative lymphocytosis, alteration in blood coagulability, and fall in blood pressure



Variants of hemoclastic crisis

or chiefly British

haemoclastic crisis

\ˌhē-mə-ˌklas-tik-\play

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