hemotoxin

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hemotoxin

 [he´mo-tok″sin]
an exotoxin characterized by hemolytic activity.
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he·mo·tox·in

(hē'mō-tok'sin),
Any substance that causes destruction of red blood cells, including various hemolysins; usually used with reference to substances of biologic origin, in contrast to chemicals.
Synonym(s): hematotoxin, hematoxin
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he·mo·tox·in

(hē'mō-tok'sin)
Any substance that destroys red blood cells, including various hemolysins; usually used with reference to substances of biologic origin, in contrast to chemicals.
Synonym(s): hematotoxin, haemotoxin.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

he·mo·tox·in

(hē'mō-tok'sin)
Any substance that destroys red blood cells; used with reference to substances of biologic origin, in contrast to chemicals.
Synonym(s): haemotoxin.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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