opsonization

noun
op·​son·​iza·​tion | \ ˌäp-sə-nə-ˈzā-shən, -ˌnī-ˈzā- How to pronounce opsonization (audio) \

Medical Definition of opsonization

: the process of modifying (as a bacterium) by the action of opsonins

Other Words from opsonization

opsonize \ ˈäp-​sə-​ˌnīz How to pronounce opsonize (audio) \ transitive verb opsonized; opsonizing

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“Opsonization.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/opsonization. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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