- * * *Destructive to blood cells, resulting in liberation of hemoglobin. SYN: hematolytic, hemotoxic (2), hematotoxic, hematoxic.
* * *he·mo·lyt·ic (he″mo-litґik) 1. pertaining to or characterized by hemolysis. 2. causing or producing hemolysis.
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hemolytic — adj. of or pertaining to hemolysis; causing hemolysis. [WordNet 1.5] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
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hemolytic — See hemolysis. * * * … Universalium
hemolytic — adjective Producing hemolysis; destroying red blood cells. See Also: hemolysin, hemolysis … Wiktionary
hemolytic — adj. causing the dissolution of red blood cells (Medicine) … English contemporary dictionary
hemolytic — he·mo·lyt·ic … English syllables
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