hemolyze

verb

he·​mo·​lyze ˈhē-mə-ˌlīz How to pronounce hemolyze (audio)
hemolyzed; hemolyzing

transitive verb

: to cause hemolysis of

intransitive verb

: to undergo hemolysis

Word History

Etymology

irregular from hemolysis

First Known Use

1902, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

Time Traveler
The first known use of hemolyze was in 1902

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“Hemolyze.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hemolyze. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

Medical Definition

hemolyze

verb
he·​mo·​lyze
variants or chiefly British haemolyse
hemolyzed or chiefly British hemolysed; hemolyzing or chiefly British hemolysing

transitive verb

: to cause hemolysis of

intransitive verb

: to undergo hemolysis
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