antilysin an·ti·ly·sin (ān’tē-lī’sĭn, ān’tī-)
An antibody that inhibits or prevents the effects of lysin.
a small covering, usually ornamental, placed on the backs and arms of upholstered furniture to prevent wear or soiling; a tidy. Historical Examples The antimacassar is the one indispensable article in the establishment. Faces in the Fire Frank W. Boreham Oh, yes, in that corner, decently covered with an antimacassar. Red Rose and Tiger Lily […]
Also called the Colophonian. flourished c410 b.c, Greek poet. (in the Iliad) a chieftain who believed that the Trojans should not return Helen to Menelaus. Historical Examples He was both critic and poet; he corrected the works of Antimachus, and beautifully versified the fable of the Atlantidae. Plotinos: Complete Works, v. 1 Plotinos (Plotinus) Many […]
a consecrated linen or silk cloth, kept on an altar, to which is sewn a linen or silk bag containing relics of saints.