an antibody that lyzes cells of species other than the one in which it is formed.
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A lysin that is formed in one species of animal and manifests lytic activity on the cells of a different species.
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heterolysin(het?er-ol'i-sin) [? + lysis, solution]
A lysin formed from an antigen from an animal of a different species.See: autolysis; hemolysis
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