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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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