hemorrhagins

hem·or·rhag·ins

(hem'ŏ-raj'inz, -rā'jins),
Cytolysins found in certain venoms and poisonous material from some plants, for example, rattlesnake venom and ricin; hemorrhagins cause degeneration and lysis of endothelial cells in capillaries and small vessels, thereby resulting in numerous small hemorrhages in the tissues.
[hemorrhage + -in]

hem·or·rhag·ins

(hem'ŏr-aj'inz)
Toxins found in certain venoms and poisonous material from some plants, e.g., rattlesnake venom and ricin; cause degeneration and lysis of endothelial cells in capillaries and small vessels, thereby resulting in numerous small hemorrhages in the tissues.
Synonym(s): haemorrhagins.
[hemorrhage + -in]
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