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donath-landsteiner phenomenon in Medicine

Donath-Landsteiner phenomenon

(dōnăth-lăndstī′nər, -nät-)
n.
  1. The hemolysis that occurs in a sample of blood from an individual with paroxysmal hemoglobinuria when the sample is cooled to around 5°C and then warmed.
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