Hemolytic-anemia



noun, Pathology.
1.
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.
hemolytic anemia
(hē’mə-lĭt’ĭk)
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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