- immune hemolysis
- the lysis by complement of erythrocytes sensitized as a consequence of interaction with specific antibody to the erythrocytes.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
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Hemolysis — The destruction of red blood cells which leads to the release of hemoglobin from within the red blood cells into the blood plasma. Etymology: The word hemolysis is made up of hemo , blood + lysis , the disintegration of cells. * * * Alteration,… … Medical dictionary
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