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heterophile

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adjective het·ero·phile \ˈhe-tə-rə-ˌfī(-ə)l\

Definition of heterophile

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



1920

First Known Use of heterophile

1920

Variants of heterophile

or het·ero·phil play \-ˌfil\

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