antinuclear antibody

[ ăn′tē-nōōklē-ər, ăn′tī- ]

n.

An antibody that attacks cell nuclei.

Nearby words

  1. antinomianism,
  2. antinomy,
  3. antinous,
  4. antinovel,
  5. antinuclear,
  6. antinuclear factor,
  7. antinucleon,
  8. antinuke,
  9. antinutrient,
  10. antioch


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