Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A substance, such as an antibody, capable of dissolving or destroying cells.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as cytotoxin.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun biology Any substance (especially an antibody) capable of breaking down the structure of a cell

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a substance that partly or completely destroys animal cells

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[cytolys(is) + –in.]

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