autocytolysin


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autolysin

 [aw-tol´ĭ-sin]
a lysin originating in an organism and capable of destroying its own cells and tissues.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

au·tol·y·sin

(aw-tol'i-sin),
An antibody that in the presence of complement causes lysis of the cells and tissues in the body of the individual in whom the lysin is formed.
Synonym(s): autocytolysin
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

au·tol·y·sin

(aw-tol'i-sin)
An antibody that causes lysis of the cells and tissues in the body of the individual in whom the lysin is formed.
Synonym(s): autocytolysin.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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