autoisolysin

[ ô′tō-ī-sŏlĭ-sĭn, -ī′sō-lī- ]

n.

An antibody that with complement causes lysis of cells in the organism in whose body the lysin is formed, as well as in others of the same species.

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Which of the following words means “to travel or journey, especially to walk on foot”?
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