cytolysin

cytolysin

[sahy-tol-uh-sin, sahyt-l-ahy-sin]
noun Biochemistry.
any substance that produces cytolysis.

Origin:
1900–05; cytolys(is) + -in1

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cytolysin (saɪˈtɒlɪsɪn)
 
n
a substance that can partially or completely destroy animal cells

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cytolysin cy·tol·y·sin (sī-tŏl'ĭ-sĭn)
n.
A substance, such as an antibody, capable of dissolving or destroying cells.

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