precipitinogen

precipitinogen

[pri-sip-i-tin-uh-juhn, -jen]
noun
Immunology. an antigen that stimulates precipitin production or that reacts with antibody in an immunoprecipitation reaction.

Origin:
1900–05; precipitin + -o- + -gen

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precipitinogen pre·cip·i·tin·o·gen (prĭ-sĭp'ĭ-tĭn'ə-jən)
n.
An antigen that stimulates the formation of specific precipitin when injected into an animal body; a precipitable soluble antigen.

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