haptophore

adjective
hap·​to·​phore | \ -ˌfō(ə)r, -ˌfȯ(ə)r How to pronounce haptophore (audio) \

Medical Definition of haptophore

: having an ability to enter into combination with specific receptors of a cell a haptophore group of a toxin

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“Haptophore.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/haptophore. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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