hybridoma

noun
hy·​brid·​oma | \ ˌhī-brə-ˈdō-mə How to pronounce hybridoma (audio) \

Definition of hybridoma

: a hybrid cell produced by the fusion of an antibody-producing lymphocyte with a tumor cell and used to culture continuously a specific monoclonal antibody

First Known Use of hybridoma

1978, in the meaning defined above

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“Hybridoma.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hybridoma. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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hybridoma

noun
hy·​brid·​oma | \ ˌhī-brə-ˈdō-mə How to pronounce hybridoma (audio) \

Medical Definition of hybridoma

: a hybrid cell produced by the fusion of an antibody-producing lymphocyte with a tumor cell and used to culture continuously a specific monoclonal antibody

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