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Medical Term:

Donath-Landsteiner phenomenon

Pronunciation: do'naht lahnd'sti-ner

Definition: the hemolysis that results in a sample of blood of a subject with paroxysmal hemoglobinuria when the sample is cooled to around 5°C and then warmed again.

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