immunotoxin

noun

im·​mu·​no·​tox·​in ˈim-yə-nō-ˌtäk-sən How to pronounce immunotoxin (audio) im-ˈyü-nō- How to pronounce immunotoxin (audio)
: a toxin that is linked to a monoclonal antibody and that is delivered to only those cells (as cancer cells) bearing the antigen targeted by the monoclonal antibody to which it is linked

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“Immunotoxin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/immunotoxin. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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