common antigen

[ kŏmən ]

n.

A hapten that occurs in the bacterial cell wall and is shared by most gram-negative bacteria.heterogenic enterobacterial antigen

Nearby words

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  2. commodore,
  3. commodus,
  4. common,
  5. common agricultural policy,
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  7. common bile duct,
  8. common business oriented language,
  9. common canary,
  10. common cardinal vein


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