hemolytic anemia

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hemolytic anemia

[¦hē·mə¦lid·ik ə′nē·mē·ə]
(medicine)
A decrease in the blood concentration of hemoglobin and the number of erythrocytes, due to the inability of the mature erythrocytes to survive in the circulating blood.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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