hemotoxin


Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

hemotoxin

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

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

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.

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
Venoms of true vipers (Viperinae) and of pit vipers (Crotalinae) contain hemotoxins, e.g., serine proteases.
Topical treatment isn't enough--you've gotta get the neuro-, necro-, and hemotoxins out!
The venom of these species, which contains powerful cytotoxins, necrotoxins and hemotoxins (Gertsch 1967), together with the tendency of many species to form large populations in urban areas, close to human constructions, has made these spiders a public health problem in Chile (Schenone et al.