[ ĭd′ē-ō-hĕt′ə-rŏl′ĭ-sĭn, -rō-lī′sĭn ]
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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