coproantibody

[kŏp′rō-ăntĭ-bŏd′ē]

n.

Any of various antibodies occurring in the intestinal tract and found in feces that are formed by plasma cells in the intestinal mucosa.

Nearby words

  1. copra,
  2. coprecipitate,
  3. copremesis,
  4. copremia,
  5. copro-,
  6. coprocessor,
  7. coproduce,
  8. coproduct,
  9. coproduction,
  10. coprolagnia


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