Forssman antibody

Forss·​man antibody | \ ˈfȯrsmən-\

Definition of Forssman antibody

: an antibody (as heterophile antibody) active against a Forssman antigen

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History and Etymology for Forssman antibody

after John Forssman †1947 Swedish pathologist

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