hemorrhagin hem·or·rhag·in (hěm’ə-rāj’ĭn, -rā’jĭn)
Any of a group of toxins found in certain venoms and plant poisons that cause degeneration and lysis of endothelial cells in capillaries and small vessels, thereby producing small hemorrhages in tissues.
- Hemorrhagic shock
hemorrhagic shock n. Hypovolemic shock resulting from acute hemorrhage and characterized by hypotension, tachycardia, oliguria, and by pale, cold, and clammy skin.
[hee-moh-dahy-al-uh-sis, hem-oh-] /ˌhi moʊ daɪˈæl ə sɪs, ˌhɛm oʊ-/ noun, Biochemistry. 1. of the blood, especially with an artificial kidney, for the removal of waste products. hemodialysis he·mo·di·al·y·sis (hē’mō-dī-āl’ĭ-sĭs) n. A procedure for removing metabolic waste products or toxic substances from the bloodstream by dialysis.
hemodiagnosis he·mo·di·ag·no·sis (hē’mō-dī’əg-nō’sĭs) n. Diagnosis by examination of the blood.
[hi-moh-dee-uh] /hɪˈmoʊ di ə/ noun, Dentistry. 1. hypersensitivity of the teeth.