hemoclastic crisis

noun
he·​mo·​clas·​tic crisis
variants: or chiefly British haemoclastic crisis \ ˌhē-​mə-​ˌklas-​tik-​ \

Medical Definition of hemoclastic crisis 

: 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

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