HyperDic: antibody

English > 1 sense of the word antibody:
NOUNsubstanceantibodyany of a large variety of proteins normally present in the body or produced in response to an antigen which it neutralizes, thus producing an immune response
antibody > pronunciation
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English > antibody: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningAny of a large variety of proteins normally present in the body or produced in response to an antigen which it neutralizes, thus producing an immune response.
Partsactive siteThe part of an enzyme or antibody where the chemical reaction occurs
NarrowerABO antibodiesBlood type antibodies
Rh antibodyrhesus factor antibody
agglutininAn antibody that causes agglutination of a specific antigen
antitoxinAn antibody that can neutralize a specific toxin
autoantibodyAn antibody acting against tissues of the organism that produces it
heterophil antibody, heterophile antibody, Forssman antibodyAn antibody found in the blood of someone suffering from infectious mononucleosis
immunoglobulin, Ig, immune serum globulin, immune gamma globulin, immune globulinA class of proteins produced in lymph tissue in vertebrates and that function as antibodies in the immune response
isoantibody, alloantibodyAn antibody that occurs naturally against foreign tissues from a person of the same species
monoclonal antibody, monoclonalAny of a class of antibodies produced in the laboratory by a single clone of cells or a cell line and consisting of identical antibody molecules
opsoninAn antibody in blood serum that attaches to invading microorganisms and other antigens to make them more susceptible to the action of phagocytes
precipitinAn antibody that causes precipitation when it unites with its antigen
BroaderproteinAny of a large group of nitrogenous organic compounds that are essential constituents of living cells
Spanishanticuerpo
Catalananticòs

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