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
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bac·te·ri·ol·y·sin

n. bacteriolisina, anticuerpo antibacteriano que destruye bacterias.
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References in periodicals archive ?
Gratia, "Discussion on the bacteriophage (bacteriolysin)," BMJ, vol.