A cytolysin that reacts with the cells of certain other animals of the same species, but not with the cells of the individual that formed it.

Nearby words

  1. isocyanide,
  2. isocyanine,
  3. isocyano,
  4. isocyano group,
  5. isocyclic,
  6. isodactylism,
  7. isodef,
  8. isodense,
  9. isodiametric,
  10. isodiaphere

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