cross-reaction

noun cross-re·ac·tion \ ˌkrȯs-rē-ˈak-shən \

Definition of cross-reaction

: reaction of one antigen with antibodies developed against another antigen

cross-react

play \ˌkrȯs-rē-ˈakt\ intransitive verb

cross-reactive

play \ˌkrȯs-rē-ˈak-tiv\ adjective

cross-reactivity

play \ˌkrȯs-(ˌ)rē-ˌak-ˈti-və-tē\ noun

First Known Use of cross-reaction

1946

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cross-reaction

noun cross-re·ac·tion \ ˌkrȯs-rē-ˈak-shən \

medical Definition of cross-reaction

: reaction of one antigen with antibodies developed against another antigen

cross-react

play \-ˈakt\ intransitive verb

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