alexin

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  • A term originally introduced by Buchner to designate certain substances present in normal blood-serum which are capable of destroying various foreign cellular elements, such as bacteria, red blood-corpnscles, etc.
  • A <xref>protective</xref> <xref>substance</xref> that exists in the <xref>serum</xref> or other <xref>bodily fluid</xref> and is capable of killing <xref>microorganisms</xref>; <xref>complement</xref>.
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