haptophore

adjective

hap·​to·​phore -ˌfō(ə)r, -ˌfȯ(ə)r How to pronounce haptophore (audio)
: 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 26 May. 2024.

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