erythrocytolysin


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he·mol·y·sin

(hē-mol'i-sin),
1. Any substance elaborated by a living agent and capable of causing lysis of red blood cells and liberation of their hemoglobin. Synonym(s): erythrocytolysin, erythrolysin
2. A sensitizing (complement-fixing) antibody that combines with red blood cells of the antigenic type that stimulated formation of the hemolysin, a fixing complement with the antibody-cell union resulting in lysis of the cells.

he·mol·y·sin

(hē-mol'i-sin)
1. Any substance elaborated by a living agent and capable of lysing red blood cells and liberating their hemoglobin.
Synonym(s): erythrocytolysin, erythrolysin, haemolysin.
2. A sensitizing (complement-fixing) antibody that combines with red blood cells of the antigenic type that stimulated formation of the hemolysin, so that complement fixes with the antibody-cell union and causes dissolution of the cells.

erythrocytolysin

(ĕ-rĭth″rō-sī-tŏl′ĭ-sĭn)
Anything that hemolyzes red blood cells.

erythrocytolysin

a substance that produces erythrocytolysis.
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