blocking antibody

noun

Medical Definition of blocking antibody

: an antibody that combines with an antigen without visible reaction but prevents another antibody from later combining with or producing its usual effect on that antigen

called also incomplete antibody

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“Blocking antibody.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/blocking%20antibody. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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