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immunoprecipitation

[im-yuh-noh-pri-sip-i-tey-shuh n, ih-myoo-] /ˌɪm yə noʊ prɪˌsɪp ɪˈteɪ ʃən, ɪˌmyu-/
noun
1.
the separation of an antigen from a solution by the formation of a large complex with its specific antibody.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70; immuno- + precipitation
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immunoprecipitation in Medicine

immunoprecipitation im·mu·no·pre·cip·i·ta·tion (ĭm'yə-nō-prĭ-sĭp'ĭ-tā'shən, ĭ-myōō'-)
n.
The precipitation of sensitized antigen as the result of the interaction of antigen with a specific antibody in solution.

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