beta hemolysis

noun

Medical Definition of beta hemolysis

: a sharply defined clear colorless zone of hemolysis surrounding colonies of certain streptococci on blood agar plates — compare alpha hemolysis

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“Beta hemolysis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/beta%20hemolysis. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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