bacteriolysin


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bacteriolysin

 [bak-te″re-ol´ĭ-sin]
an antibody that lyses bacterial cells.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

bac·te·ri·o·ly·sin

(bak-tēr'ē-ol'i-sin),
Specific antibody that combines with bacterial cells (that is, antigen) and, in the presence of complement, causes lysis or dissolution of the cells.
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bac·te·ri·ol·y·sin

(bak-tēr'ē-ol'i-sin)
Specific antibody that combines with bacterial cells (i.e., antigen) and, in the presence of complement, causes lysis or dissolution of the cells.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012