hemolysin


he·mo·ly·sin

noun \ˌhē-mə-ˈlī-sən\

Definition of HEMOLYSIN

:  a substance that causes the dissolution of red blood cells

Origin of HEMOLYSIN

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1900

he·mo·ly·sin

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of HEMOLYSIN

: a substance that causes the dissolution of red blood cells—called also hemotoxin; compare hemorrhagin

Variants of HEMOLYSIN

he·mo·ly·sin or chiefly British hae·mo·ly·sin \ˌhē-mə-ˈlīs-ən, hi-ˈmäl-ə-sən\

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