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hemolytic anemia

noun, Pathology
1.
an anemic condition characterized by the destruction of red blood cells: seen in some drug reactions and in certain infectious and hereditary disorders.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40
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Examples from the web for hemolytic anemia
  • hemolytic anemia and porphyria can also cause urine to take on these colors.
  • hemolytic anemia can also cause a deficiency due to increased red blood cell destruction and increased need.
hemolytic anemia in Medicine

hemolytic anemia n.
Anemia resulting from the abnormal destruction of of red blood cells, as in response to certain toxic or infectious agents and in certain inherited blood disorders.

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hemolytic anemia in Science
hemolytic anemia
  (hē'mə-lĭt'ĭk)   
Anemia resulting from the lysis of red blood cells, as in response to certain toxic or infectious agents and in certain inherited blood disorders.
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