isolysin

[ ī-sŏlĭ-sĭn, ī′sə-līsĭn ]

n.

An antibody that combines with, sensitizes, and causes complement-fixation and the dissolution of the cells that contain the specific isoantigen.

Nearby words

  1. isolex,
  2. isoline,
  3. isologous,
  4. isologous graft,
  5. isologue,
  6. isolysis,
  7. isomagnetic,
  8. isomaltose,
  9. isomer,
  10. isomerase


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