streptolysin

streptolysin

[strep-tuh-lahy-sin]
noun Bacteriology.
a type of hemolysin produced by certain species of streptococcus.

Origin:
1900–05; strepto- (representing generic names which begin with this element, as Streptococcus) + (hemo)lysin

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streptolysin strep·tol·y·sin (strěp-tŏl'ĭ-sĭn, strěp'tə-lī'sĭn)
n.
A hemolysin produced by streptococci.

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