autoimmune hemolytic anemia
autoimmune hemolytic anemia n.
Either of two forms of hemolytic anemia involving autoantibodies against red cell antigens; a cold-antibody type, caused by hemagglutinating cold antibody; and a warm-antibody type, due to serum autoantibodies that react with the patient’s red blood cells, with antigenic specificity being chiefly in the Rh complex. Also called autoallergic hemolytic anemia.
autoimmunocytopenia autoimmunocytopenia au·to·im·mu·no·cy·to·pe·ni·a (ô’tō-ĭm’yə-nō-sī’tō-pē’nē-ə) n. Anemia, thrombocytopenia, and leukopenia resulting from cytotoxic autoimmune reactions.
autoinfusion autoinfusion au·to·in·fu·sion (ô’tō-ĭn-fyōō’zhən) n. Forcing the blood from the extremities, as by the application of a bandage or pressure device, to raise the blood pressure and fill vessels in the vital organs.
autoisolysin autoisolysin au·to·i·sol·y·sin (ô’tō-ī-sŏl’ĭ-sĭn, -ī’sō-lī’-) n. An antibody that with complement causes lysis of cells in the organism in whose body the lysin is formed, as well as in others of the same species.
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