H antigen

noun
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Medical Definition of H antigen

: any of various antigens associated with the flagella of motile bacteria and used in serological identification of various bacteria

called also flagellar antigen

— compare o antigen

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“H antigen.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/H%20antigen. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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