immune complex

noun

Medical Definition of immune complex

: any of various molecular complexes formed in the blood by combination of an antigen and an antibody that tend to accumulate in bodily tissue and are associated with various pathological conditions (as glomerulonephritis, vasculitis, and systemic lupus erythematosus)

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“Immune complex.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/immune%20complex. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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