haemotoxin


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haemotoxin

(ˌhiːməʊˈtɒksɪn; ˌhɛm-) or

hemotoxin

n
(Biology) biology a substance that destroys red blood cells
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TNT is a haemotoxin, a genotoxin and carcinogen and I know of women who worked in munitions in World War Two who suffered serious anaemia conditions of the bone marrow as a result.
The venom is both a neurotoxin (paralyzing the nerve centers that control respiration and sense organs) and haemotoxin (destroying the red blood corpuscles as well as the linings of smaller blood vessels).