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Medical Term:

penicilloyl polylysine

Pronunciation: pen'i-sil'o-il pol'e-li'sen

Definition: A preparation of polylysine and a penicillic acid, used intradermally in the diagnosis of penicillin sensitivity; sensitive subjects may react with systemic manifestations, including generalized cutaneous eruptions.

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