the activation of complement by contact with polysaccharides on bacteria, protozoa, or yeast cells: a nonspecific immune response.: Compare classical pathway.
- Also called alternative complement pathway.
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ACPS needs to consider what alternative pathways to SROs might look like.Alexandria school board race: Meet the candidates running in each district | Hannah Natanson | October 16, 2021 | Washington Post
Some cells will activate an alternative pathway to keep their telomeres going.Spaceflight affects the human body in two major, peculiar ways | Paola Rosa-Aquino | November 25, 2020 | Popular-Science