streptolysin
noun Date: 1904 an antigenic hemolysin produced by streptococci

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  • Streptolysin — is a streptococcal hemolytic exotoxin. [DorlandsDict|seven/000101361|streptolysin] [MeshName|Streptolysin] An antibody, anti streptolysin O, can be detected in an antistreptolysin O titre.References …   Wikipedia

  • streptolysin — /strep teuh luy sin/, n. Bacteriol. a type of hemolysin produced by certain species of streptococcus. [1900 05; STREPTO (repr. generic names which begin with this element, as Streptococcus) + (HEMO)LYSIN] * * * …   Universalium

  • streptolysin — noun Any of exotoxins that destroy red blood cells by breaking their membranes, and are produced by certain strains of streptococcus …   Wiktionary

  • streptolysin — A hemolysin produced by streptococci. s. O a hemolysin that is produced by β hemolytic streptococci and is hemolytically active only in the reduced state; anti s. O produced during infection is of diagnostic significance. * * * strep·to·ly·sin… …   Medical dictionary

  • Streptolysin — Strep|to|ly|sin [↑ Strepto (2) u. ↑ Lysin (2)]: ↑ Hämolysin. * * * Strep|to|ly|sin, das; s, e [zu griech. lýein = (auf)lösen] (Med.): von Streptokokken gebildetes Gift, das die Blutkörperchen u. den Blutfarbstoff auflöst …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Streptolysin — Strepto|lysi̱n [zu ↑strepto... u. gr. λυειν = lösen, auflösen] s; s, e: von Streptokokken gebildetes Gift, das die Blutkörperchen und den Blutfarbstoff auflöst …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • Streptolysin — Strep|to|ly|sin das; s, e <zu ↑Lysin> von Streptokokken gebildetes Gift, das die Blutkörperchen u. den Blutfarbstoff auflöst (Med.) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • streptolysin — strep·to·lysin …   English syllables

  • streptolysin — n. an exotoxin that is produced by strains of Streptococcus bacteria and destroys red blood cells …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • streptolysin — noun any of several hemolysins derived from strains of streptococcus • Hypernyms: ↑hemolysin, ↑haemolysin, ↑erythrolysin, ↑erythrocytolysin * * * “+ noun Etymology: strept + lysin : an antigenic hemolysin that is produced by various streptococci… …   Useful english dictionary

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