autoimmune hemolytic anemia

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autoimmune hemolytic anemia

[¦ȯd·ō·i¦myün ‚hē·mə¦lid·ik ə′nēm·yə]
(immunology)
An autoimmune disease in which antibodies initiate complement lysis of red blood cells.
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