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hemotoxin

[hee-muh-tok-sin, hem-uh-] /ˌhi məˈtɒk sɪn, ˌhɛm ə-/
noun
1.
a toxin, as cobra venom, that causes a hemolytic reaction.
Origin of hemotoxin
Related forms
hemotoxic, adjective
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hemotoxic in Medicine

hemotoxic he·mo·tox·ic (hē'mə-tŏk'sĭk) or he·ma·to·tox·ic (hē'mə-tō-, hĭ-māt'ə-)
adj.

  1. Causing blood poisoning.

  2. Hemolytic.

hemotoxin he·mo·tox·in (hē'mə-tŏk'sĭn)
n.
A substance, especially one produced by a bacterium, that destroys red blood cells. Also called hematotoxin.

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