bacteriopsonin

bacteriopsonin

 [bak-te″re-op´so-nin]
an opsonin that acts on bacteria.

bac·te·ri·op·so·nin

(bak-tēr'ē-op'sō-nin),
An opsonin that may be an antibody and activated complement complex bound to bacteria rendering them susceptible to phagocytic cells.

bacteriopsonin

An obsolete, nonspecific term of uncertain utility for any substance that acts as an "opsonin" on bacteria.

bac·te·ri·op·so·nin

(bak-tēr'ē-op'sŏ-nin)
An opsonin that acts on bacteria.