leukocytotoxin

leukocytotoxin
Any substance that causes degeneration and necrosis of leukocytes, including leukolysin and leukocidin. SYN: leukotoxin. [leukocyte + G. toxikon, poison]

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • leukotoxin — SYN: leukocytotoxin. * * * leu·ko·tox·in or chiefly Brit leu·co·tox·in .lü kō täk sən n a substance specif. destructive to leukocytes * * * leu·ko·tox·in (looґko tok″sin) [leukocyte + toxin] a cytotoxin destructive to leukocytes …   Medical dictionary

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