bacteriopsonin

bacteriopsonin

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

An obsolete, nonspecific term of uncertain utility for any substance that acts as an "opsonin" on bacteria.
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bac·te·ri·op·so·nin

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