Definition of Haemolytic

1. Adjective. Relating to or involving or causing hemolysis. "Hemolytic anemia"

Exact synonyms: Hemolytic
Derivative terms: Haemolysis, Hemolysis
Partainyms: Hemolysis, Hemolysis

Definition of Haemolytic

1. Adjective. (alternative spelling of hemolytic) ¹

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Medical Definition of Haemolytic

1. Destructive to blood cells, resulting in liberation of haemoglobin. Synonym: haematolytic, haemotoxic, haematotoxic, haematoxic. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Haemolytic

haemolymph gland
haemolymph node
haemolysin factors
haemolytic (current term)
haemolytic anaemia
haemolytic anaemia of newborn
haemolytic chain
haemolytic disease of newborn
haemolytic disease of the newborn
haemolytic gas
haemolytic jaundice
haemolytic streptococci
haemolytic system
haemolytic unit
haemolytic uraemic syndrome

Literary usage of Haemolytic

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1921)
"In the case of the haemolytic bacillus X the latter was substituted for ... In many instances also in the work with the non-haemolytic haemophilic bacilli ..."

2. The Elements of Bacteriological Technique: A Laboratory Guide for Medical by John William Henry Eyre (1913)
"A longer exposure reduces the haemolytic power. Place the ampoules in a closed metal box and store in the ice chest for future use. ..."

3. The Spleen and Anaemia: Experimental and Clinical Studies by Richard Mills Pearce (1918)
"Extracts 24 hours old, prepared at low temperature, show little or no increase in haemolytic activity. Boiled splenic tissue, extracted in the cold for 24 ..."

4. Immune Sera: Hæmolysins, Cytotoxins, and Precipitins by August von Wassermann (1904)
"Inquiring now into the essential difference between a specific haemolytic or bactericidal serum and a normal one, we must first of all study the behavior of ..."

5. Practical Bacteriology, Blood Work and Animal Parasitology: Including by Edward Rhodes Stitt (1909)
"... Bordet and Gengou showed that the same complement would activate both haemolytic and bacteriolytic immune bodies. If to a mixture of typhoid bacteria ..."

6. Manual of Bacteriology by Robert Muir, James Ritchie (1907)
"481), and this would appear to be the rule; the process being analogous to what is seen in the case of an artificially developed haemolytic serum. ..."

7. The Principles of Clinical Pathology: A Text-book for Students and Physicians, by Ludolf Krehl (1905)
"The haemolytic Action of Alien Plasmas.—The whole subject of the destruction of red blood-corpuscles, especially by alien blood, has in recent years become ..."

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