toxic hemoglobinuria


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tox·ic he·mo·glo·bi·nu·ri·a

hemoglobinuria occurring after the ingestion of various poisons, in certain blood diseases, and in certain infections.
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tox·ic he·mo·glo·bi·nu·ri·a

(tok'sik hē'mō-glō-bi-nyūr'ē-ă)
The presence of hemoglobin in the urine resulting from ingestion of various poisons, certain blood diseases, and some types of infection.
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toxic hemoglobinuria

Hemoglobinuria resulting from toxic substances such as muscarine or snake venom; toxic products of infectious diseases such as yellow fever, typhoid fever, syphilis, and certain forms of hemolytic jaundice; organisms such as Plasmodium malariae, which destroy red blood cells; and foreign protein in blood, e.g., following blood transfusion.
See also: hemoglobinuria
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