from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An insoluble carbohydrate from the cell wall of yeast, used especially in the immunoassay of properdin.
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- n. an insoluble carbohydrate, obtained from the cell walls of yeast, used in the bioassay of blood serum
zymos(is) + -an2.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)