lysozyme

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(lī′sŏ-zīm″ )

[lyso- + -zyme]
An enzyme found in neutrophils, macrophages, tears, saliva, and other body secretions. It inhibits the growth of bacteria by damaging their cell walls.

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(lī′sŏ-zīm″ )

[lyso- + -zyme]
An enzyme found in neutrophils, macrophages, tears, saliva, and other body secretions. It inhibits the growth of bacteria by damaging their cell walls.

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