hemorrhagin

noun
hem·​or·​rhag·​in
variants: or chiefly British haemorrhagin \ ˌhem-​ə-​ˈraj-​ən How to pronounce hemorrhagin (audio) \

Medical Definition of hemorrhagin

: a toxic substance occurring usually as a component of various snake venoms and capable of destroying the blood cells and the walls of small blood vessels — compare hemolysin

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“Hemorrhagin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hemorrhagin. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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