anamnestic reaction

noun

: renewed rapid production of an antibody following second or later contact with the provoking antigen or with related antigens

Word History

First Known Use

1922, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of anamnestic reaction was in 1922

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“Anamnestic reaction.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anamnestic%20reaction. Accessed 5 Dec. 2022.

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