[im-yuh-noh-sawr-buh nt, -zawr-, ih-myoo-]
- an insoluble surface to which a specific antibody is attached for the purpose of removing the corresponding antigen from a solution or suspension.
Origin of immunosorbent
First recorded in 1970–75; shortening of immunoadsorbent
Also called immunoadsorbent.
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- An antibody used to remove specific antigen, or an antigen used to remove specific antibody, from solution or suspension.
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