immunoreactive

adjective

im·​mu·​no·​re·​ac·​tive ˌi-myə-nō-rē-ˈak-tiv How to pronounce immunoreactive (audio)
i-ˌmyü-nō-
: reacting to particular antigens or haptens
immunoreactive lymphocytes
immunoreactivity noun

Word History

Etymology

immuno- + reactive

First Known Use

1965, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of immunoreactive was in 1965

Dictionary Entries Near immunoreactive

Cite this Entry

“Immunoreactive.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/immunoreactive. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

Medical Definition

immunoreactive

adjective
im·​mu·​no·​re·​ac·​tive -rē-ˈak-tiv How to pronounce immunoreactive (audio)
: reacting to particular antigens or haptens
serum immunoreactive insulin
immunoreactive lymphocytes
immunoreactivity noun
plural immunoreactivities
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