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, or with infection.

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    [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.

  • Hemolyze

    [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.



  • Hemomediastinum

    hemomediastinum he·mo·me·di·as·ti·num (hē’mō-mē’dē-ə-stī’nəm) n. Blood in the mediastinum.

  • Hemometra

    hemometra he·mo·me·tra (hē’mō-mē’trə) n. See hematometra.



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