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Freund's adjuvant

[ froindz ]
/ frɔɪndz /
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noun Immunology.

a water-in-oil emulsion injected with immunogen (Freund's incomplete adjuvant ) or with immunogen and killed mycobacteria (Freund's complete adjuvant ) to enhance the immune response to the immunogen.

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Origin of Freund's adjuvant

1945–50; after Jules Freund (1891–1960), Hungarian-born U.S. immunologist

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Medical definitions for Freund's adjuvant

Freund's adjuvant
[ froindz ]

n.

A substance consisting of killed microorganisms, such as mycobacteria, in an oil and water emulsion that is administered to induce and enhance the formation of antibodies.
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