[im-yuh-noh-sawr-buh nt, -zawr-, ih-myoo-]

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.

Nearby words

  1. immunopotentiation,
  2. immunopotentiator,
  3. immunoprecipitation,
  4. immunoproliferative disorder,
  5. immunoreaction,
  6. immunosuppress,
  7. immunosuppressant,
  8. immunosuppression,
  9. immunosuppressive,
  10. immunotherapy

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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