tetanolysin


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tetanolysin

 [tet″ah-nol´ĭ-sin]
the hemolytic fraction of the exotoxin formed by Clostridium tetani, the causative organism of tetanus.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

tet·a·nol·y·sin

(tet'ă-nol'i-sin),
A hemolytic principle, elaborated by Clostridium tetani, which seems to have no role in the etiology of tetanus.
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