monospecific

adjective
mono·​spe·​cif·​ic | \ ˌmä-nō-spə-ˈsi-fik How to pronounce monospecific (audio) \

Definition of monospecific

: specific for a single antigen or receptor site on an antigen

Other Words from monospecific

monospecificity \ ˌmä-​nō-​ˌspe-​sə-​ˈfi-​sə-​tē How to pronounce monospecificity (audio) \ noun

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1947, in the meaning defined above

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monospecific

adjective
mono·​spe·​cif·​ic | \ ˌmän-ō-spə-ˈsif-ik How to pronounce monospecific (audio) \

Medical Definition of monospecific

: specific for a single antigen or receptor site on an antigen

Other Words from monospecific

monospecificity \ -​ˌspes-​ə-​ˈfis-​ət-​ē How to pronounce monospecificity (audio) \ noun, plural monospecificities

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