cross-reactive

adjective
cross-re·​ac·​tive | \ -rē-ˈak-tiv How to pronounce cross-reactive (audio) \

Medical Definition of cross-reactive

: capable of undergoing cross-reaction cross-reactive antigens cross-reactive antibodies

Other Words from cross-reactive

cross-reactivity \ -​(ˌ)rē-​ˌak-​ˈtiv-​ət-​ē How to pronounce cross-reactivity (audio) \ noun, plural cross-reactivities

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