hemolytic anemia


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.

Origin of hemolytic anemia

First recorded in 1935–40
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Medicine definitions for hemolytic anemia

hemolytic anemia


n.

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