cross-reaction


cross–re·ac·tion

noun \ˌkrs-rē-ˈak-shən\

Definition of CROSS-REACTION

:  reaction of one antigen with antibodies developed against another antigen
cross–re·act \-rē-ˈakt\ intransitive verb
cross–re·ac·tive \-ˈak-tiv\ adjective
cross–re·ac·tiv·i·ty \-(ˌ)rē-ˌak-ˈti-və-tē\ noun

First Known Use of CROSS-REACTION

1946

cross–re·ac·tion

noun \ˌkrs-rē-ˈak-shən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CROSS–REACTION

: reaction of one antigen with antibodies developed against another antigen
cross–re·act \-ˈakt\ intransitive verb

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