hybridoma

noun hy·brid·oma \ ˌhī-brə-ˈdō-mə \

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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1978

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hybridoma

noun hy·brid·oma \ ˌhī-brə-ˈdō-mə \

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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