hemolysin unit


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he·mol·y·sin u·nit

, hemolytic unit
the smallest quantity (highest dilution) of inactivated immune serum (hemolysin) that will sensitize the standard suspension of erythrocytes so that the standard complement will cause complete hemolysis.
Synonym(s): amboceptor unit
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he·mol·y·sin u·nit,

hemolytic unit (hē-mol'i-sin yū'nit, hē'mō-lit'ik)
The smallest quantity (highest dilution) of inactivated immune serum (hemolysin) that will sensitize the standard suspension of erythrocytes so that the standard complement will cause complete hemolysis.
Synonym(s): haemolysin unit, haemolytic unit.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

he·mol·y·sin u·nit

, hemolytic unit (hē-mol'i-sin yū'nit, hē'mō-lit'ik)
Smallest quantity (highest dilution) of inactivated immune serum (hemolysin) that will sensitize the standard suspension of erythrocytes so that the standard complement will cause complete hemolysis.
Synonym(s): haemolysin unit, haemolytic unit.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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