alloantibody

noun
al·​lo·​an·​ti·​body | \ ˌa-lō-ˈan-ti-ˌbä-dē How to pronounce alloantibody (audio) \

Definition of alloantibody

: an antibody produced following introduction of an alloantigen into the system of an individual of a species lacking that particular antigen

First Known Use of alloantibody

1964, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for alloantibody

allo- + antibody

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“Alloantibody.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/alloantibody. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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alloantibody

noun
al·​lo·​an·​ti·​body | \ ˌal-ō-ˈant-i-ˌbäd-ē How to pronounce alloantibody (audio) \
plural alloantibodies

Medical Definition of alloantibody

: an antibody produced following introduction of an alloantigen into the system of an individual of a species lacking that particular antigen

called also isoantibody

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