leucocidin

noun
leu·co·ci·din | \ˌlü-kə-ˈsī-dᵊn \

Definition of leucocidin 

: a bacterial substance that destroys white blood cells

First Known Use of leucocidin

1894, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for leucocidin

International Scientific Vocabulary leuc- + -cide + -in entry 1

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