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Medical Term:

hemolysin unit

Definition

the smallest quantity (highest dilution) of inactivated immune serum (hemolysin) that will sensitize the standard suspension of erythrocytes so that the standard complement will cause complete hemolysis.

Synonym(s): amboceptor unit

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