streptolysin

[strep-tuh-lahy-sin]

Origin of streptolysin

1900–05; strepto- (representing generic names which begin with this element, as Streptococcus) + (hemo)lysin
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streptolysin in Medicine

streptolysin

[strĕp-tŏlĭ-sĭn, strĕp′tə-līsĭn]
n.
  1. A hemolysin produced by streptococci.
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