bacteriolysin

noun

bac·​te·​ri·​o·​ly·​sin bak-ˌtir-ē-ə-ˈlīs-ᵊn How to pronounce bacteriolysin (audio)
: an antibody that acts to destroy a bacterium

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“Bacteriolysin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/bacteriolysin. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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