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Definition of "hemolytic" [hemolytic]

  • Producing hemolysis; destroying red blood cells. (adjective)

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Use "hemolytic" in a sentence
  • "Young children and the elderly are at highest risk for a potentially life-threatening complication known as hemolytic uremic syndrome HUS, which includes kidney failure."
  • "More Infections Often Tied to Food According to WHO, of more than 1,600 people sickened by this E. coli strain, 499 developed a rare and potentially fatal kidney-failure complication known as hemolytic uremic syndrome—a complication that can shut down the kidneys and normally occurs in only a small percentage of people sickened during an E. coli outbreak."
  • "While most healthy adults typically recover within a week, certain people--particularly young childrenand the elderly--can develop a complication called hemolytic uremic syndrome HUS that can lead toserious kidney damage and even death."