hemotoxin

[ hee-muh-tok-sin, hem-uh- ]
/ ˌhi məˈtɒk sɪn, ˌhɛm ə- /

noun

a toxin, as cobra venom, that causes a hemolytic reaction.

Origin of hemotoxin

Related forms

he·mo·tox·ic, adjective
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Medicine definitions for hemotoxic (1 of 2)

hemotoxic

[ hē′mə-tŏksĭk ]

adj.

Causing blood poisoning.
Hemolytic.

Medicine definitions for hemotoxic (2 of 2)

hemotoxin

[ hē′mə-tŏksĭn ]

n.

A substance, especially one produced by a bacterium, that destroys red blood cells.hematotoxin

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