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amboceptor

[ am-buh-sep-ter ]
/ ˈæm bəˌsɛp tər /
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noun Immunology Now Rare.

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Origin of amboceptor

1900–05; <Latin ambō both (akin to ambi-) + (re)ceptor
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British Dictionary definitions for amboceptor

amboceptor
/ (ˈæmbəʊˌsɛptə) /

noun

an immune body formed in the blood during infection or immunization that serves to link the complement to the antigen

Word Origin for amboceptor

C20: from Latin ambō both (see ambi-) + (re) ceptor
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Medical definitions for amboceptor

amboceptor
[ ămbō-sĕp′tər ]

n.

The antibody to sheep red blood cells used in complement-fixation tests.
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