erythrolysis


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he·mol·y·sis

(hē-mol'i-sis),
Alteration, dissolution, or destruction of red blood cells in such a manner that hemoglobin is liberated into the medium in which the cells are suspended, for example, by specific complement-fixing antibodies, toxins, various chemical agents, tonicity, alteration of temperature.
[hemo- + G. lysis, destruction]

he·mol·y·sis

(hē-mol'i-sis)
Alteration, dissolution, or destruction of red blood cells in such a manner that hemoglobin is liberated into the medium in which the cells are suspended.
Synonym(s): erythrocytolysis, erythrolysis, hematolysis, haemolysis.
[hemo- + G. lysis, destruction]

erythrolysis

erythrocytolysis; dissolution of erythrocytes and escape of hemoglobin.