precipitinogen

noun

pre·​cip·​i·​tin·​o·​gen pri-ˌsi-pə-ˈti-nə-jən How to pronounce precipitinogen (audio)
: an antigen that stimulates the production of a specific precipitin

Word History

First Known Use

1904, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
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 21 Jun. 2024.

Medical Definition

precipitinogen

noun
pre·​cip·​i·​tin·​o·​gen pri-ˌsip-ə-ˈtin-ə-jən How to pronounce precipitinogen (audio)
: an antigen that stimulates the production of a specific precipitin
precipitinogenic adjective
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