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[lahy-sin] /ˈlaɪ sɪn/

noun, Immunology, Biochemistry.
an antibody causing the disintegration of erythrocytes or bacterial cells.
any of a group of antibodies or other agents that cause dissolution of cells against which they are directed

lysin ly·sin (lī’sĭn)


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