polyclonal

adjective
poly·​clon·​al | \ ˌpä-lē-ˈklō-nəl How to pronounce polyclonal (audio) \

Definition of polyclonal

: produced by, involving, or being cells derived from two or more cells of different ancestry or genetic constitution polyclonal antibody synthesis polyclonal activation of T cells

Examples of polyclonal in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Unlike monoclonal antibody therapies, vaccines (especially those using the whole spike protein) make polyclonal antibody responses. Sarah Jacoby, SELF, "New Strain of COVID-19: Here’s What You Need to Know," 21 Dec. 2020 He was treated at Walter Reed Military Medical Center with remdesivir, an experimental polyclonal antibody cocktail, and was taking zinc, vitamin D, famotidine, melatonin, and a daily aspirin. Zachary Halaschak, Washington Examiner, "Reporter in Biden press pool tests positive for coronavirus," 16 Dec. 2020 Trump received an experimental polyclonal antibody cocktail, the antiviral drug remdesivir, vitamin D, zinc, famotidine, a daily aspirin, and melatonin. Zachary Halaschak, Washington Examiner, "Chris Christie released from hospital after coronavirus diagnosis," 10 Oct. 2020 Along with the drug, Trump received a single 8 gram dose of Regeneron's polyclonal antibody cocktail on Friday as a precautionary measure. Christal Hayes, USA TODAY, "Pelosi questions whether Trump taking steroids for COVID-19 impacted decision to halt coronavirus stimulus bill," 7 Oct. 2020 According to a letter from the White House, the president received an eight gram dose of Regeneron's polyclonal antibody cocktail, and has been taking zinc, vitamin D, famotidine, melatonin, and daily aspirin. Elizabeth Gulino, refinery29.com, "Trump Appears To Struggle To Breathe In New Video. What Does That Mean?," 6 Oct. 2020 The president was being treated with an experimental polyclonal antibody cocktail and was taking zinc, vitamin D, famotidine, melatonin, and a daily aspirin. Mike Brest, Washington Examiner, "Trump to leave Walter Reed on Monday evening," 5 Oct. 2020 Trump received a single 8-gram dose of Regeneron's polyclonal antibody cocktail as a precautionary measure, according to his physician Sean Conley. Kelly Tyko, USA TODAY, "Trump COVID-19 treatment: President had stakes in Regeneron and Gilead, makers of antibody cocktail, Remdesivir," 3 Oct. 2020 This official said the diagnosis was made Thursday evening, and Mr. Trump had received Regeneron's polyclonal antibody cocktail later that night. Grace Segers, CBS News, "Comments from Trump's physician raise confusion about when the president tested positive for COVID-19," 3 Oct. 2020

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1914, in the meaning defined above

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“Polyclonal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/polyclonal. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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polyclonal

adjective
poly·​clo·​nal | \ ˈpäl-i-ˌklōn-ᵊl How to pronounce polyclonal (audio) \

Medical Definition of polyclonal

: produced by or being cells derived from two or more cells of different ancestry or genetic constitution polyclonal antibody synthesis

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