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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: i'so-he-mol'i-sis

Definition: A form of isolysis in which there is dissolution of red blood cells as a result of the reaction between an isolysin (isohemolysin) and specific antigen in or on the cells.

[iso- + G. haima, blood, + lysis, dissolution]

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