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 (hĭ-mŏl′ĭ-sĭs, hē′mə-lī′sĭs)
The destruction or dissolution of red blood cells, with subsequent release of hemoglobin.

he′mo·lyt′ic (hē′mə-lĭt′ĭk) adj.


(hɪˈmɒl ə sɪs)

the breaking down of red blood cells with liberation of hemoglobin.
he•mo•lyt•ic (ˌhi məˈlɪt ɪk) adj.

hemolysis, haemolysis

the breaking down of erythrocytes with liberation of hemoglobin in the blood. — hemolytic, haemolytic, adj.
See also: Blood and Blood Vessels
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hemolysis - lysis of erythrocytes with the release of hemoglobin
lysis - (biochemistry) dissolution or destruction of cells such as blood cells or bacteria


n. hemólisis, ruptura de eritrocitos con liberación de hemoglobina en el plasma;
immune ______ inmune;
venom ______ venenosa.


n hemólisis f
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In warm antibody AIHA, IgG type antibodies bind to erythrocyte surfaces at 37 [degrees]C and cause mostly splenic hemolysis and extravascular hemolysis. The first line treatment for this subtype in current guidelines is steroids.
Persistent transfusion-dependence, which occurs in up to 20 percent of the eculizumab-treated population, is most commonly attributable to extravascular hemolysis driven by intense C3 deposition on erythrocytes.
A deficiency of G6PD must be considered in the differential diagnosis of intra- and extravascular hemolysis [7].