autolysin

noun
au·​tol·​y·​sin | \ -ə-sən How to pronounce autolysin (audio) \

Medical Definition of autolysin

: a substance that produces autolysis

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“Autolysin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/autolysin. Accessed 13 Jun. 2021.

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