bacteriolysin


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bacteriolysin

(bækˌtɪərɪəʊˈlaɪsɪn)
n
an antibody which, when it combines with bacterial cells, causes lysis of those cells, thus destroying them
Translations

bac·te·ri·ol·y·sin

n. bacteriolisina, anticuerpo antibacteriano que destruye bacterias.
References in periodicals archive ?
Lysin--Antibody that dissolves or disintegrates cells: bacteriolysin dissolves bacteria, hemolysin dissolves red blood cells.