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hemocytotripsis

Pronunciation: he'mo-si-to-trip'sis

Definition: Fragmentation or disintegration of blood cells by means of mechanical trauma, compression between hard surfaces.

[hemo- + G. kytos, + tripsis, a grinding]

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