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idioisolysin in Medicine

idioisolysin

(ĭd′ē-ō-ī-sŏlĭ-sĭn, -ī′sə-līsĭn)
n.
  1. An idiolysin occurring in the blood of an animal and capable of combining with red blood cells from an animal of the same species, thereby causing hemolysis when complement is present.
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