/yoh"nin/, n. Vet. Med.
a sterile solution prepared from the growth products of the bacillus Mycobacterium paratuberculosis, used chiefly in the diagnosis of Johne's disease.
[john- (see JOHNE'S DISEASE) + -IN2]

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Universalium. 2010.

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