hemocytotripsis


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hemocytotripsis

 [he″mo-si″to-trip´sis]
disintegration of blood cells by pressure.
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he·mo·cy·to·trip·sis

(hē'mō-sī-tō-trip'sis),
Fragmentation or disintegration of blood cells by means of mechanical trauma, for example, compression between hard surfaces.
[hemo- + G. kytos, + tripsis, a grinding]
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he·mo·cy·to·trip·sis

(hē'mō-sī'tō-trip'sis)
Fragmentation or disintegration of blood cells by means of mechanical trauma, e.g., compression between hard surfaces.
Synonym(s): haemocytotrypsis.
[hemo- + G. kytos, + tripsis, a grinding]
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