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hybridoma

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noun hy·brid·oma \ˌhī-brə-ˈdō-mə\

Definition of hybridoma

  1. :  a hybrid cell produced by the fusion of an antibody-producing lymphocyte with a tumor cell and used to culture continuously a specific monoclonal antibody



1978

First Known Use of hybridoma

1978


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hybridoma

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noun hy·brid·oma \ˌhī-brə-ˈdō-mə\

Medical Definition of hybridoma

  1. :  a hybrid cell produced by the fusion of an antibody-producing lymphocyte with a tumor cell and used to culture continuously a specific monoclonal antibody




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