hemolysin

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noun he·mo·ly·sin \ˌhē-mə-ˈlī-sən\

Definition of hemolysin

  1. :  a substance that causes the dissolution of red blood cells

Origin and Etymology of hemolysin

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1900


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hemolysin

noun he·mo·ly·sin

Medical Definition of hemolysin

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

Variants of hemolysin

or chiefly British

haemolysin

\ˌhē-mə-ˈlīs-ən, hi-ˈmäl-ə-sən\play play

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