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Medical Term:

idioheterolysin

Pronunciation: id'e-o-het'er-ol'i-sin

Definition: An idiolysin occurring in the blood of an animal of one species, but capable of combining with the red blood cells of another species, thereby causing hemolysis when complement is present.

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