antigen

Definitions

Agriculture

  • noun a substance in the body which makes the body produce antibodies to attack it, e.g. a virus or germ

Food

  • noun a substance that stimulates the production of antibodies, e.g. a protein on the surface of a cell or microorganism

Medical

  • noun a substance that stimulates the body to produce antibodies, e.g. a protein on the surface of a cell or microorganism
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