anticomplement

[ ăn′tē-kŏmplə-mənt, ăn′tī- ]

n.

A substance that neutralizes the action of a complement by combining with it and preventing its union with an antibody.

Nearby words

  1. anticodon,
  2. anticoincidence,
  3. anticolonial,
  4. anticolonialism,
  5. anticommutative,
  6. anticonvulsant,
  7. anticorona,
  8. anticorrosive,
  9. anticosti,
  10. anticrepuscular arch


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