hemotoxin

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

noun

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

Nearby words

  1. hemostatic forceps,
  2. hemotherapeutics,
  3. hemotherapy,
  4. hemothorax,
  5. hemotoxic,
  6. hemotroph,
  7. hemotrophic,
  8. hemotropic,
  9. hemotympanum,
  10. hemp

Origin of hemotoxin


Related formshe·mo·tox·ic, adjective

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Medicine definitions for hemotoxin

hemotoxin

[ hē′mə-tŏksĭn ]

n.

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

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