an anemic condition characterized by the destruction of red blood cells: seen in some drug reactions and in certain infectious and hereditary disorders.
hemolytic anemia n.
Anemia resulting from the abnormal destruction of of red blood cells, as in response to certain toxic or infectious agents and in certain inherited blood disorders.
Anemia resulting from the lysis of red blood cells, as in response to certain toxic or infectious agents and in certain inherited blood disorders.
- Hemolytic disease of newborn
hemolytic disease of newborn n. See erythroblastosis fetalis.
- Hemolytic jaundice
hemolytic jaundice n. Jaundice resulting from the lysis of red blood cells and the consequent increased production of bilirubin, as in response to toxic or infectious agents or in immune disorders. Also called hematogenous jaundice.
- Hemolytic splenomegaly
hemolytic splenomegaly n. Splenomegaly associated with congenital hemolytic jaundice.
- Hemolytic uremic syndrome
hemolytic uremic syndrome n. A syndrome in which hemolytic anemia and thrombocytopenia occur with acute renal failure, marked in children by sudden gastrointestinal bleeding, urine that contains red blood cells and is scanty in volume, and microangiopathic hemolytic anemia; in adults it is associated with complications of pregnancy following normal delivery, with oral contraceptive use, […]