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immunosorbent

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

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Also called immunoadsorbent.

Origin of immunosorbent

First recorded in 1970–75; shortening of immunoadsorbent
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Medical definitions for immunosorbent

immunosorbent
[ ĭm′yə-nō-zôrbənt, ĭ-myōō′- ]

n.

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