neu·​ro·​cy·​tol·​y·​sin -sī-ˈtäl-ə-sən How to pronounce neurocytolysin (audio)
: a toxic substance in the venom of some snakes (as the cobras and coral snakes) which causes the lysis of nerve cells

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“Neurocytolysin.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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