hemoclastic crisis

he·mo·clas·tic crisis or chiefly Brit hae·mo·clas·tic crisis .hē-mə-.klas-tik- n an acute transitory alteration of the blood that sometimes accompanies anaphylactic shock and is marked by intense leukopenia with relative lymphocytosis, alteration in blood coagulability, and fall in blood pressure

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  • hemoclastic crisis — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|klastik noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary hem + clastic (disintegrating) : an acute transitory alteration of the blood that sometimes accompanies anaphylactic shock and is marked by intense leukopenia with relative… …   Useful english dictionary

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