heterophile


het·ero·phile

adjective \ˈhe-tə-rə-ˌfī(-ə)l\

Definition of HETEROPHILE

:  of, relating to, or being an antibody circulating in blood serum that is reactive with antigen originating in a different species

Variants of HETEROPHILE

het·ero·phile or het·ero·phil \-ˌfil\

First Known Use of HETEROPHILE

1920

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