Medical Dictionary

lysostaphin

play
noun ly·so·staph·in \ ˌlī-sə-ˈstaf-ən \

medical Definition of lysostaphin

:an antimicrobial enzyme that is obtained from a strain of staphylococcus and is effective against other staphylococci

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up lysostaphin? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

of yeast or being unsettled or frivolous

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!