Medical Definition of Antigen-antibody reaction

1. The phenomenon, occurring in vitro or in vivo, of antibody combining with antigen of the type that stimulated the formation of the antibody, thereby resulting in agglutination, precipitation, complement fixation, greater susceptibility to ingestion and destruction by phagocytes, or neutralization of exotoxin. See: skin test. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Antigen-antibody Reaction

antigag
antigalactagogue
antigalactic
antigalactics
antigalaxies
antigalaxy
antigambler
antigamblers
antigambling
antigaming
antigang
antigangster
antigen
antigen-antibody complex
antigen-antibody reaction (current term)
antigen-binding site
antigen-combining site
antigen-presenting cell
antigen-responsive cell
antigen-sensitive cell
antigen excess
antigen interferon
antigen presentation
antigen processing
antigen shift
antigen unit
antigenaemia
antigenaemic
antigender

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