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, […]
[hee-muh-lahyz, hem-uh-] /ˈhi məˌlaɪz, ˈhɛm ə-/ verb (used with object), hemolyzed, hemolyzing. 1. to subject (red blood cells) to hemolysis. verb (used without object), hemolyzed, hemolyzing. 2. to undergo hemolysis. hemolyze he·mo·lyze (hē’mə-līz’) v. he·mo·lyzed, he·mo·lyz·ing, he·mo·lyz·es To undergo or cause to undergo hemolysis.