[al-oh-an-ti-bod-ee, -an-tee-]

noun, plural al·lo·an·ti·bod·ies. Immunology.

an antibody that reacts with an antigen from a genetically different individual of the same species.

Nearby words

  1. allmouth,
  2. allness,
  3. allo-,
  4. allo.,
  5. alloa,
  6. alloantigen,
  7. allobarbital,
  8. allobaric,
  9. allocable,
  10. allocate

Origin of alloantibody

First recorded in 1965–70; allo- + antibody Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for alloantibody





The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.