[im-yuh-noh-pri-sip-i-tey-shuh n, ih-myoo-]
the separation of an antigen from a solution by the formation of a large complex with its specific antibody.
Origin of immunoprecipitation
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The precipitation of sensitized antigen as the result of the interaction of antigen with a specific antibody in solution.
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