autohemolysin


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hemolysin

 [he-mol´ĭ-sin]
a substance that liberates hemoglobin from erythrocytes by interrupting their structural integrity.

au·to·he·mo·ly·sin

(aw'tō-hē-mol'i-sin),
An autoantibody that causes lysis of erythrocytes in the presence of complement.

au·to·he·mo·ly·sin

(aw'tō-hē-mol'i-sin)
An autoantibody that causes lysis of erythrocytes in the person in whose body the lysin is formed.
Synonym(s): autohaemolysin.