precipitinogen

noun
pre·​cip·​i·​tin·​o·​gen | \ pri-ˌsi-pə-ˈti-nə-jən How to pronounce precipitinogen (audio) \

Definition of precipitinogen

: an antigen that stimulates the production of a specific precipitin

First Known Use of precipitinogen

1904, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of precipitinogen was in 1904

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“Precipitinogen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/precipitinogen. Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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precipitinogen

noun
pre·​cip·​i·​tin·​o·​gen | \ pri-ˌsip-ə-ˈtin-ə-jən How to pronounce precipitinogen (audio) \

Medical Definition of precipitinogen

: an antigen that stimulates the production of a specific precipitin

Other Words from precipitinogen

precipitinogenic \ -​ˌtin-​ə-​ˈjen-​ik How to pronounce precipitinogen (audio) \ adjective

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