H[ae]m`o*cy`to*tryp"sis\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. a"i^ma blood + ? hollow vessel+? to rub, grind.] (Physiol.) A breaking up of the blood corpuscles, as by pressure, in distinction from solution of the corpuscles, or h[ae]mcytolysis.
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