Definition of Complement system

1. Noun. (context: immunology) An aspect of the innate immune system that supplements the actions of the antibodies and phagocytic cells in clearing out pathogens from an organism. ¹



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Medical Definition of Complement system

1. A group of more than 20 serum proteins, some of which can be serially activated and participate in a cascade resulting in cell lysis. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Complement System

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complement chemotactic factor
complement cytolysis inhibitor
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complement membrane attack complex
complement system (current term)
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complementarity determining regions

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