antilysin
An antibody that inhibits or prevents the effects of lysin.

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an·ti·ly·sin -'līs-ən n a substance that is antagonistic to a lysin and protects cells from its attack

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an·ti·ly·sin (an″te-) (an″ti-liґsin) [anti- + lysin] a substance that opposes the action of a lysin.

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  • antilysin — n. [Gr. anti, against; lyein, to dissolve] Any substance that can counteract lysin …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • antilysin — an·ti·ly·sin …   English syllables

  • antilysin — ˈ ̷ ̷(ˌ) ̷ ̷| noun Etymology: anti (I) + lysin : a substance antagonistic to a lysin and serving to protect the cells from the attacks of the lysin …   Useful english dictionary

  • antilysis — an·ti·ly·sis lī səs n, pl ly·ses .sēz the action of an antilysin an·ti·lyt·ic lit ik adj * * * an·ti·ly·sis (an″te ) (an″ti liґsis) the inhibition or suppression of lysis …   Medical dictionary

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