Substances, usually of biological origin, that destroy blood cells; they may be antibodies or other immunologic factors, toxins, enzymes, etc.; haemotoxins are toxic to blood in general, including the clotting mechanism; haematotoxins may refer to the haematopoietic system.

American spelling: hemolysins

(12 Dec 1998)

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