alloantigen

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noun al·lo·an·ti·gen \ˌa-lō-ˈan-ti-jən\

Definition of alloantigen

  1. :  an antigen present only in some individuals (as of a particular blood group) of a species and capable of inducing the production of an alloantibody by individuals which lack it

1964

First Known Use of alloantigen

1964


Medical Dictionary

alloantigen

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noun al·lo·an·ti·gen \ˌal-ō-ˈant-ə-jən\

Medical Definition of alloantigen

  1. :  a genetically determined antigen present in some but not all individuals of a species (as those of a particular blood group) and capable of inducing the production of an alloantibody by individuals which lack it—called also isoantigen

alloantigenic

\-ˌant-ə-ˈjen-ik\play adjective

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