immunoconjugate

noun

im·​mu·​no·​con·​ju·​gate -ˈkän-ji-gət How to pronounce immunoconjugate (audio) -jə-ˌgāt How to pronounce immunoconjugate (audio)
: a complex of an antibody and a toxic agent (as a drug) used to kill or destroy a targeted antigen (as a cancer cell)

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“Immunoconjugate.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/immunoconjugate. Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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