nephrolysin


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nephrolysin

 [nĕ-frol´ĭ-sin]
2. an antibody that causes destruction of kidney cells.

ne·phrol·y·sin

(ne-frol'i-sin),
An antibody that causes destruction of the cells of the kidneys, formed in response to the injection of an emulsion of renal substance; it is specific for the species from which the antigen was prepared.

nephrolysin

A nonspecific term for:
(1) Any antibody directed against a renal antigen; 
(2) Any substance toxic to the kidneys; nephrotoxin.

nephrolysin

nephrotoxin, a toxin destructive to kidney tissue.