leukocidin

noun
leu·​ko·​ci·​din
variants: or chiefly British leucocidin \ ˌlü-​kə-​ˈsīd-​ᵊn How to pronounce leucocidin (audio) \

Medical Definition of leukocidin

: a heat-stable substance (as that produced by some bacteria) capable of killing or destroying white blood cells

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“Leukocidin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/leukocidin. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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