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erythrocytorrhexis e·ryth·ro·cy·tor·rhex·is (ĭ-rĭth’rō-sī’tə-rěk’sĭs)
The rupture of red blood cells causing the escape of particles of protoplasm. Also called erythrorrhexis.


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