idioheterolysin

[ ĭd′ē-ō-hĕt′ə-rŏlĭ-sĭn, -rō-līsĭn ]

n.

An idiolysin occurring in the blood of one species, but capable of combining with the red blood cells of another species, thereby causing hemolysis when complement is present.

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