cross-reacting antibody

n.

An antibody that reacts with an antigen other than the one that induced its production.

Nearby words

  1. cross-purpose,
  2. cross-purposes,
  3. cross-question,
  4. cross-react,
  5. cross-reacting agglutinin,
  6. cross-reaction,
  7. cross-refer,
  8. cross-reference,
  9. cross-resistance,
  10. cross-section


The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.