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noun Pathology.
an anemic condition characterized by the destruction of red blood cells: seen in some drug reactions and in certain infectious and hereditary disorders.
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Origin of hemolytic anemia

First recorded in 1935–40

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Scientific definitions for hemolytic anemia

hemolytic anemia
[ hē′mə-lĭtĭk ]

Anemia resulting from the lysis of red blood cells, as in response to certain toxic or infectious agents and in certain inherited blood disorders.
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