the activation of complement by an antigen-antibody reaction.Compare alternative pathway.
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What Percentage Of English Words Are Derived From Latin?About 80 percent of the entries in any English dictionary are borrowed, mainly from Latin. Over 60 percent of all English words have Greek or Latin roots. In the vocabulary of the sciences and technology, the figure rises to over 90 percent. About 10 percent of the Latin vocabulary has found its way directly into English without an intermediary (usually French). For a time the …
Also called classical complement pathway, classic pathway.
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