Synonyms

1. antibody

noun. ['ˈæntɪˌbɑːdi, ˈæntiːˌbɑːdi'] any of a large variety of proteins normally present in the body or produced in response to an antigen which it neutralizes, thus producing an immune response.

Synonyms

  • agglutinin
  • ABO antibodies
  • Ig
  • immune globulin
  • antitoxin
  • autoantibody
  • active site
  • precipitin
  • Forssman antibody
  • Rh antibody
  • monoclonal
  • heterophil antibody
  • monoclonal antibody
  • opsonin
  • protein
  • immune gamma globulin
  • heterophile antibody
  • immune serum globulin
  • isoantibody
  • alloantibody

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Words that Rhyme with Antibody

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Example sentences of the word antibody


1. Noun, singular or mass
The antibody binds to the antigen signaling the cells of the internal defenses to come and kill the pathogen.

2. Adjective
This increase in antibody production increases the total protein in the blood.

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