Definition of Antibodies

1. Noun. (plural of antibody) ¹

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Definition of Antibodies

1. antibody [n] - See also: antibody

Medical Definition of Antibodies

1. Any of numerous protein molecules produced by the B-cells as a primary immune defense. (16 Dec 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Antibodies

antibiotic sensitivity
antibiotic sensitivity test
antibodies (current term)
antibody-dependent cell cytotoxicity
antibody-dependent enhancement
antibody-forming cell
antibody affinity
antibody aldolase
antibody combining site
antibody deficiency disease
antibody deficiency syndrome
antibody diversity
antibody excess
antibody induced lysis
antibody producing cell
antibody specificity

Literary usage of Antibodies

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1. Sensor Systems for Biological Agent Attacks: Protecting Buildings And by Bmed, National Research Council (U.S.), ebrary, Inc (2005)
"antibodies The classical molecular recognition elements, antibodies, ... Roughly 1011 different antibodies are produced by each organism and can be found ..."

2. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1903)
"ession of Chemical (DEN) Carcinogenesis in SWR/J Mice by Goat antibodies ... mice is significantly delayed by treatments with antiviral antibodies against ..."

3. Criminal Justice & Community Response to Rape by Joel Epstein (1995)
"A negative HIV test after the normal window period is not an assurance that one is free of HI V infection, because some people do not develop antibodies for ..."

4. Understanding the Immune System by Lydia Woods Schindler (1994)
"B cells work chiefly by secreting soluble substances called antibodies into ... antibodies typically interact with circulating antigens such as bacteria and ..."

5. Introduction to Infectious and Parasitic Diseases: Including Their Cause and by Millard Langfeld (1907)
"Technically bactericidal antibodies are known as ... Antedating and also accompanying the AGGLUTININS. formation of the solvent antibodies ..."

6. Transactions of the Association of American Physicians by Association of American Physicians (1921)
"THE ESSENTIAL IDENTITY OF THE antibodies BY HANS ZINSSER, MD NEW YORK SINCE Ehrlich's first classic analysis of antibodies it has been a generally accepted ..."

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