Dictionary

alloantigen

noun al·lo·an·ti·gen \ˌa-lō-ˈan-ti-jən\

Definition of ALLOANTIGEN

:  an antigen present only in some individuals (as of a particular blood group) of a species and capable of inducing the production of an alloantibody by individuals which lack it

First Known Use of ALLOANTIGEN

1964

alloantigen

noun al·lo·an·ti·gen \ˌal-ō-ˈant-ə-jən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ALLOANTIGEN

:  a genetically determined antigen present in some but not all individuals of a species (as those of a particular blood group) and capable of inducing the production of an alloantibody by individuals which lack it—called also isoantigen
al·lo·an·ti·gen·ic \-ˌant-ə-ˈjen-ik\ adjective

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: allobarPrevious Word in the Dictionary: alloantibodyAll Words Near: alloantigen
May 27, 2015
riot act Hear it
a vigorous reprimand or warning
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears