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Definition of "streptolysin" [streptolysin]

  • Any of several hemolysins derived from some strains of streptococci. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "streptolysin" in a sentence
  • "• Antistreptolysin O ASO Antibodies: ASO Antibodies are used to determine exposure to streptococcal streptolysin O bacteria."
  • "• Antistreptolysin O (ASO) Antibodies: ASO Antibodies are used to determine exposure to streptococcal streptolysin O bacteria."
  • "Dominguez I, Fornes MW, Burgos MH, Mayorga LS (1996) Acrosome content release in streptolysin O permeabilized mouse spermatozoa."