cytolysin

noun
cy·​to·​ly·​sin | \ ˌsī-tə-ˈlī-sᵊn How to pronounce cytolysin (audio) \

Definition of cytolysin

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

First Known Use of cytolysin

1901, in the meaning defined above

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cytolysin

noun
cy·​to·​ly·​sin | \ ˌsīt-ᵊl-ˈīs-ᵊn How to pronounce cytolysin (audio) \

Medical Definition of cytolysin

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

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