leukin

noun
leu·​kin | \ ˈlü-kən How to pronounce leukin (audio) \

Medical Definition of leukin

: a heat-stable extract of polymorphonuclear leukocytes that is active against some bacteria (especially Bacillus anthracis)

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“Leukin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/leukin. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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