haemolysin

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haemolysin or (US) hemolysin (ˌhiːməʊˈlaɪsɪn, ˌhɛməʊ-, hɪˈmɒlɪsɪn, ˌhiːməʊˈlaɪsɪn, ˌhɛməʊ-, hɪˈmɒlɪsɪn)
 
n
biochem any substance, esp an antibody, that causes the breakdown of red blood cells
 
hemolysin or (US) hemolysin
 
n

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haemolysin

noun
any substance that can cause lysis (destruction) of erythrocytes (red blood cells) and the release of their hemoglobin [syn: hemolysin
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