alloantigen

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

Definition of alloantigen

: 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

First Known Use of alloantigen

1964

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alloantigen

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

medical Definition of alloantigen

: 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

play \-ˌant-ə-ˈjen-ik\ adjective

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