leukotoxin

leukotoxin
\\| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷sə̇n\ noun
Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary leuc- + toxin
: a substance specifically destructive to leukocytes

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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

  • Leukotoxin — Leu|ko|to|xin, das; s, e (Med.): Bakteriengift, das die Funktion der weißen Blutkörperchen hemmt od. aufhebt …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Leukotoxin — Leu|ko|toxi̱n [Kurzw. aus ↑Leukozyt u. ↑Toxin] s; s, e: Bakteriengift, das die Funktion der Leukozyten hemmt oder aufhebt …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • Leukotoxin — Leu|ko|to|xin das; s, e Kurzw. aus ↑Leukozyt u. ↑Toxin> Bakteriengift, das die Funktion der weißen Blutkörperchen hemmt od. aufhebt (Med.) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • leukotoxin — leu·ko·toxin …   English syllables

  • Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans — is an oral commensal found also in severe infections in the oral cavity, mainly the periodontium. A. actinomycetemcomitans , previously Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans , is a gram negative facultative non motile rod. It is also associated… …   Wikipedia

  • RTX family of toxins — A group of related cytolysins and cytotoxins produced by Gram negative bacteria including E. coli, Proteus vulgaris (hemolysin), Pasteurella haemolytica (leukotoxin) and Bordetella pertussis (adenylate cyclase hemolysin). Characteristically… …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • leucinuria — The excretion of leucine in the urine. * * * leu·cin·uria .lü sə n(y)u̇r ē ə n the presence of leucine in the urine Each boldface word in the list below is a chiefly British variant of the word to its right in small capitals. leucoagglutinin… …   Medical dictionary

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

  • venom leukocytolysis — destruction of leukocytes by a leukotoxin in snake venom …   Medical dictionary

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