penicilloyl-polylysine

noun

pen·​i·​cil·​lo·​yl-poly·​ly·​sine ˌpen-ə-ˈsil-ō-ˌil-ˌpäl-i-ˈlī-ˌsēn How to pronounce penicilloyl-polylysine (audio)
: a preparation of a penicillic acid and polylysine which is used in a skin test to determine hypersensitivity to penicillin

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“Penicilloyl-polylysine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/penicilloyl-polylysine. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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