immunosorbent

adjective

im·​mu·​no·​sor·​bent ˌi-myə-nō-ˈsȯr-bənt How to pronounce immunosorbent (audio) -ˈzȯr- How to pronounce immunosorbent (audio)
i-ˌmyü-nō-
: relating to or using a substrate consisting of a specific antibody or antigen chemically combined with an insoluble substance (such as cellulose) to selectively remove the corresponding specific antigen or antibody from solution
immunosorbent noun

Word History

Etymology

immuno- + -sorbent (in adsorbent)

First Known Use

1965, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of immunosorbent was in 1965

Dictionary Entries Near immunosorbent

Cite this Entry

“Immunosorbent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/immunosorbent. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

Medical Definition

immunosorbent

1 of 2 noun
im·​mu·​no·​sor·​bent -ˈsȯr-bənt How to pronounce immunosorbent (audio) -ˈzȯr- How to pronounce immunosorbent (audio)
: an immunosorbent preparation

immunosorbent

2 of 2 adjective
: relating to or using a substrate consisting of a specific antibody or antigen chemically combined with an insoluble substance (as cellulose) to selectively remove the corresponding specific antigen or antibody from solution
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!