hemolytic-anemia

hemolytic anemia

noun Pathology.
an anemic condition characterized by the destruction of red blood cells: seen in some drug reactions and in certain infectious and hereditary disorders.

Origin:
1935–40

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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   (hē'mə-lĭt'ĭk)  Pronunciation Key 
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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