autohemolysin

[ ô′tō-hĭ-mŏlĭ-sĭn, -hē′mə-lī- ]

n.

An autoantibody that acts on the red blood cells in the same person in whose body it is formed.

Nearby words

  1. autograph,
  2. autographic,
  3. autography,
  4. autoharp,
  5. autohemagglutination,
  6. autohemolysis,
  7. autohemotherapy,
  8. autohypnosis,
  9. autoicous,
  10. autoignition


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