transitive verb

de·​spe·​ci·​ate (ˈ)dē-ˈspē-s(h)ē-ˌāt How to pronounce despeciate (audio)
despeciated; despeciating
: to remove the characteristic antigenicity of (a foreign protein) by chemical or other treatment

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“Despeciate.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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