[ im-yuh-noh-sawr-buh nt, -zawr-, ih-myoo- ]
/ ˌɪm yə noʊˈsɔr bənt, -ˈzɔr-, ɪˌmyu- /

noun Immunology.

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. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for immunosorbent

[ ĭm′yə-nō-zôrbənt, ĭ-myōō′- ]


An antibody used to remove specific antigen, or an antigen used to remove specific antibody, from solution or suspension.
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