streptolysin

noun
strep·​to·​ly·​sin | \ ˌstrep-tə-ˈlī-sᵊn How to pronounce streptolysin (audio) \

Definition of streptolysin

: an antigenic hemolysin produced by streptococci

First Known Use of streptolysin

1904, in the meaning defined above

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“Streptolysin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/streptolysin. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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streptolysin

noun
strep·​to·​ly·​sin | \ ˌstrep-tə-ˈlīs-ᵊn How to pronounce streptolysin (audio) \

Medical Definition of streptolysin

: any of various antigenic hemolysins produced by streptococci

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