Hemotherapy



[hee-muh-ther-uh-pee, hem-uh-] /ˌhi məˈθɛr ə pi, ˌhɛm ə-/

noun, Medicine/Medical.
1.
by means of blood, serum, or plasma transfusion.

hemotherapy he·mo·ther·a·py (hē’mə-thěr’ə-pē) or he·mo·ther·a·peu·tics (-thěr’ə-pyōō’tĭks)
n.
The treatment of disease by the use of blood or blood derivatives, as in transfusion.

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    [hee-muh-tok-sin, hem-uh-] /ˌhi məˈtɒk sɪn, ˌhɛm ə-/ noun 1. a , as cobra venom, that causes a hemolytic reaction. hemotoxic he·mo·tox·ic (hē’mə-tŏk’sĭk) or he·ma·to·tox·ic (hē’mə-tō-, hĭ-māt’ə-) adj. hemotoxin he·mo·tox·in (hē’mə-tŏk’sĭn) n. A substance, especially one produced by a bacterium, that destroys red blood cells. Also called hematotoxin.



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    [hee-muh-trof, -trohf, hem-uh-] /ˈhi məˌtrɒf, -ˌtroʊf, ˈhɛm ə-/ noun, Embryology. 1. the material from the maternal bloodstream and placenta that nourishes a mammalian embryo. hemotroph he·mo·troph (hē’mə-trŏf’, -trōf’) n. The nutritive materials supplied to the embryo through the placenta from the maternal bloodstream.



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