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1. pertaining to blood poisoning.
2. poisonous to the blood and hematopoietic system.
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, hematotoxichematoxic (hē'mō-tok'sik; hē'mă-tō-toks'ik, hem'ă-; hē-mă-toks'ik, hem-ă-),
1. Causing blood poisoning.
2. Synonym(s): hemolytic
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, hematotoxic , hematoxic (hē'mō-tok'sik, hē'mă-tō-toks'ik, hē'mă-toks'ik)
1. Causing blood poisoning.
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