tuberculocidin

Tuberculocidin

Tu*ber"cu*lo*ci`din\, n. [Tuberculum + root of L. caedere to kill.] (Physiol. Chem.) A special substance contained in tuberculin, supposed to be the active agent of the latter freed from various impurities.
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