immunosorbent

immunosorbent

[im-yuh-noh-sawr-buhnt, -zawr-, ih-myoo-]
noun Immunology.
an insoluble surface to which a specific antibody is attached for the purpose of removing the corresponding antigen from a solution or suspension.
Also called immunoadsorbent.


Origin:
1970–75; shortening of immunoadsorbent

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immunosorbent im·mu·no·sor·bent (ĭm'yə-nō-sôr'bənt, -zôr'-, ĭ-myōō'-)
n.
An antibody used to remove specific antigen, or an antigen used to remove specific antibody, from solution or suspension.

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