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co·li·cin

also  co*li*cine  n :  any of various antibacterial proteins that are produced by some strains of intestinal bacteria (as Escherichia coli) having a specific plasmid and that often act to inhibit macromolecular synthesis in related strains .
 
 
 
Similar sounding terms:   cal·cine  ca·ly·cine  glos·si·na  gly·cine 

 
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