lysostaphin

noun

ly·​so·​staph·​in ˌlī-sə-ˈstaf-ən How to pronounce lysostaphin (audio)
: an antimicrobial enzyme that is obtained from a strain of staphylococcus and is effective against other staphylococci

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“Lysostaphin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/lysostaphin. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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