Definitions for lysinˈlaɪ sɪn

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ly•sinˈlaɪ sɪn(n.)

  1. an antibody causing the disintegration of erythrocytes or bacterial cells.

    Category: Biochemistry, Immunology

Origin of lysin:

1895–1900; lys(is)+ -in1

Princeton's WordNet

  1. lysin(noun)

    any substance (such as an antibody) or agent that can cause lysis


  1. lysin(Noun)

    any substance or antibody that can cause the destruction (by lysis) of blood cells, bacteria etc


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