Medical Definition of Hemolysis

Hemolysis: The destruction of red blood cells which leads to the release of hemoglobin from within the red blood cells into the blood plasma.

Etymology: The word "hemolysis" is made up of "hemo-", blood + "lysis", the disintegration of cells.

QUESTION

Sickle cell disease is named after a farming tool. See Answer

Health Solutions From Our Sponsors

Reviewed on 12/12/2018