autohemolysis

[ ô′tō-hĭ-mŏlĭ-sĭs, -hē′mə-līsĭs ]

n.

Hemolysis occurring in certain diseases through the action of an autohemolysin.

Nearby words

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


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