Fab fragment

[ĕf′ā-bē]

n.

The portion of an immunoglobulin molecule that binds the antigen.

Nearby words

  1. factually,
  2. factum,
  3. facture,
  4. facula,
  5. faculae,
  6. facultative anaerobe,
  7. facultative apomict,
  8. facultative hyperopia,
  9. facultative parasite,
  10. faculties


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