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

Other Words from hemolysis

hemolytic \ ˌhē-​mə-​ˈli-​tik \ adjective

First Known Use of hemolysis

1890, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hemolysis

New Latin

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hemolysis

noun
he·​mo·​ly·​sis
variants: or chiefly British haemolysis \ hi-​ˈmäl-​ə-​səs , ˌhē-​mə-​ˈlī-​səs \
plural hemolyses\ -​ˌsēz \

Medical Definition of hemolysis 

: lysis of red blood cells with liberation of hemoglobin — see alpha hemolysis, beta hemolysis

Other Words from hemolysis

hemolytic or chiefly British haemolytic \ ˌhē-​mə-​ˈlit-​ik \ adjective

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