noun. ['ˈæntədʒən'] any substance (as a toxin or enzyme) that stimulates an immune response in the body (especially the production of antibodies).
- immunizing agent
- antigenic determinant
- Rh factor
- rhesus factor
- antigène (French)
- anti- (French)
Words that Rhyme with Antigen
Example sentences of the word antigen
A common test to diagnose dogs is an antigen detection test.
2. Noun, singular or mass
The heartworm test is a simple blood test to ensure your dog doesn't have the heartworm antigen.