from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any toxin that destroys red blood cells
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as hemolysin.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Of course, through gene doubling, it IS possible to duplicate a gene, and then have the duplicate altered by point mutation to produce a different protein, such as, say, a hemotoxin component.