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precipitin

[pri-sip-i-tin] /prɪˈsɪp ɪ tɪn/
noun, Immunology.
1.
an antibody that reacts with its specific antigen to form an insoluble precipitate.
Origin of precipitin
1895-1900
First recorded in 1895-1900; precipit(ate) + -in2
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precipitin

/prɪˈsɪpɪtɪn/
noun
1.
(immunol) an antibody that causes precipitation when mixed with its specific antigen
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precipitin in Medicine

precipitin pre·cip·i·tin (prĭ-sĭp'ĭ-tĭn)
n.
An antibody that under suitable conditions combines with and causes a specific soluble antigen to precipitate.

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