Meaning of hemolysin

he•mol•y•sin

Pronunciation: (hi-mol'i-sin, hē"mu-lī'-, hem"u-), [key]
— n. Immunol.
  1. a substance, as an antibody, that in cooperation with complement causes dissolution of red blood cells.
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