cytolysin


cy·to·ly·sin

noun \ˌsī-tə-ˈlī-sən\

Definition of CYTOLYSIN

:  a substance (as an antibody that lyses bacteria) producing cytolysis

Origin of CYTOLYSIN

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: circa 1903

cy·to·ly·sin

noun \ˌsīt-əl-ˈīs-ən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CYTOLYSIN

: a substance (as an antibody that lyses bacteria) producing cytolysis

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