Definition of Haematolysis

1. Noun. Lysis of erythrocytes with the release of hemoglobin.

Exact synonyms: Haemolysis, Hematolysis, Hemolysis
Generic synonyms: Lysis
Derivative terms: Haemolytic, Hemolytic



Medical Definition of Haematolysis

1. Disruption of the integrity of the red cell membrane causing release of haemoglobin. Haemolysis may be caused by bacterial haemolysins, by antibodies that cause complement dependent lysis, by placing red cells in a hypotonic solution or by defects in the red cell membrane. Origin: Gr. Lysis = dissolution This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Haematolysis

haematohistioblast
haematohiston
haematoid
haematoidin
haematoidin crystals
haematoin
haematolin
haematologic agents
haematologic neoplasms
haematologic tests
haematological
haematologist
haematologists
haematology
haematolymphangioma
haematolysis (current term)
haematolytic
haematoma
haematomanometer
haematomas
haematomata
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haematometers
haematometry
haematomphalocele
haematomyelia
haematomyelopore
haematonic
haematopathology

Literary usage of Haematolysis

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1. Medical Record by George Frederick Shrady, Thomas Lathrop Stedman (1896)
"But these facts were not conclusive proofs that excessive haematolysis was the sole factor in the production of the disease. Degenerative changes in the red ..."

2. The Lymphatics: General Anatomy of the Lymphatics by Gabriel Delamare, Bernard Cunéo, Cecil Huntington Leaf (1904)
"... found only inappreciable traces of iron (three times an infinitesimal amount, and three times larger traces).1 haematolysis and ..."

3. Diet in Health and Disease by Julius Friedenwald, John Ruhräh (1907)
"The suprarenal bodies are not necessarily diseased in bronzed diabetes, which is a particular complication of diabetes with haematolysis, cirrhosis of the ..."

4. Twentieth Century Practice: An International Encyclopedia of Modern Medical by Thomas Lathrop Stedman (1897)
"... acute yellow atrophy would cause an intense haematolysis, which would account for the enlargement of the spleen. We may, therefore, conclude that while ..."

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