tetanolysin


tetanolysin
A hemolytic principle, elaborated by Clostridium tetani, which seems to have no role in the etiology of tetanus.

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tet·a·no·ly·sin .tet-ə-'näl-ə-sən, .tet-ən-ō-'līs-ən n a hemolytic toxin produced by the tetanus bacillus (Clostridium tetani)

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n.
a toxin produced by tetanus bacilli in an infected wound, causing the local destruction of tissues.

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tet·a·nol·y·sin (tet″ə-nolґĭ-sin) [tetanus + lysin] the hemolytic exotoxin produced by Clostridium tetani; its importance in the pathogenesis of tetanus is uncertain. Cf. tetanospasmin.

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