polyribosylribitol phosphate

noun
poly·​ri·​bo·​syl·​ri·​bi·​tol phosphate | \ ˌpäl-i-ˌrī-bə-sil-ˌrī-bə-ˌtȯl-, -ˌtōl- How to pronounce polyribosylribitol phosphate (audio) \

Medical Definition of polyribosylribitol phosphate

: a polysaccharide of the capsule of the Hib bacterium that exhibits activity against phagocytes — see conjugate vaccine

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“Polyribosylribitol phosphate.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/polyribosylribitol%20phosphate. Accessed 4 Jun. 2020.

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