heterophile

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

het·ero·phile

adjective \ˈhe-tə-rə-ˌfī(-ə)l\

Definition of HETEROPHILE

:  relating to or being any of a group of antigens in organisms of different species that induce the formation of antibodies that will cross-react with the other antigens of the group; also :  being or relating to any of these antibodies

Variants of HETEROPHILE

het·ero·phile or het·ero·phil \-ˌfil\

First Known Use of HETEROPHILE

1920

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