su·​per·​an·​ti·​gen -ˈant-i-jən How to pronounce superantigen (audio)
: a substance (as an enterotoxin) that acts as an antigen capable of stimulating much larger numbers of T cells than an ordinary antigen
superantigenic adjective

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“Superantigen.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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