neurocytolysin

neurocytolysin

/neu·ro·cy·tol·y·sin/ (-si-tol´ĭ-sin) a constituent of certain snake venoms which lyses nerve cells.

neurocytolysin

[-sītol′isin]
a toxic substance in snake venom that destroys nerve cell membranes.

neu·ro·cy·tol·y·sin

(nūr'ō-sī-tol'i-sin)
A toxic substance in the venom of some snakes (e.g., cobras, coral snakes) that causes the lysis of nerve cells.
[neuro + G. kytos, cell, + lysis, dissolution]
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