heteroantigen

noun
het·​ero·​an·​ti·​gen | \ -ˈant-i-jən, -ˌjen How to pronounce heteroantigen (audio) \

Medical Definition of heteroantigen

: an antibody that is produced by an individual of one species and is capable of stimulating an immune response in an individual of another species

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“Heteroantigen.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/heteroantigen. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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