cross reaction

Medical Dictionary

cross reaction n.
A specific reaction between an antiserum and an antigen complex other than the complex that caused the production of the specific antibodies of the antiserum.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: cross our mind
Next Definition: cross someone palm
Words Near: cross reaction
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for cross reaction
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing cross reaction
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature