hemolyze

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verb he·mo·lyze \ˈhē-mə-ˌlīz\

Definition of hemolyze

hemolyzed

;

hemolyzing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to cause hemolysis of

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to undergo hemolysis

Origin and Etymology of hemolyze

irregular from hemolysis


First Known Use: 1902


Medical Dictionary

hemolyze

verb he·mo·lyze
variants: or chiefly British

haemolyse

\ˈhē-mə-ˌlīz\play

Medical Definition of hemolyze

hemolyzed

or chiefly British

hemolysed

;

hemolyzing

or chiefly British

hemolysing

  1. transitive verb

  2. :  to cause hemolysis of

  3. intransitive verb

  4. :  to undergo hemolysis


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