hemoclastic crisis

noun

he·​mo·​clas·​tic crisis
variants or chiefly British haemoclastic 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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“Hemoclastic crisis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hemoclastic%20crisis. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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