Medical Definition of Ehrlich's postulate

1. Ehrlich postulated that cells contained surface extensions or side chains (haptophores) that bind to the antigenic determinants of a toxin (toxophores); after a cell is stimulated, the haptophores are released into the circulation and become the antibodies. See: receptor. Synonym: Ehrlich's postulate. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ehrlich's Postulate

Ehrenberg
Ehrenritter
Ehrenritter's ganglion
Ehret
Ehret's phenomenon
Ehringhaus compensator
Ehrlich
Ehrlich's acid haematoxylin stain
Ehrlich's anaemia
Ehrlich's aniline crystal violet stain
Ehrlich's benzaldehyde reaction
Ehrlich's diazo reaction
Ehrlich's diazo reagent
Ehrlich's inner body
Ehrlich's phenomenon
Ehrlich's postulate
Ehrlich's theory
Ehrlich's triacid stain
Ehrlich's triple stain
Ehrlich-Turk line
Ehrlich reaction
Ehrlichia canis
Ehrlichia ondiri
Ehrlichia platys
Ehrlichia risticii
Ehrlichia sennetsu
Ehsan
Eichhornia
Eichhornia spesiosa

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