hemolysin

noun he·mo·ly·sin \ ˌhē-mə-ˈlī-sᵊn \

Definition of hemolysin

: a substance that causes the dissolution of red blood cells

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hemolysin

noun he·mo·ly·sin
variants: or chiefly British haemolysin play \ˌhē-mə-ˈlīs-ᵊn, hi-ˈmäl-ə-sən\

medical Definition of hemolysin

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

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