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immunotoxin

[im-yuh-noh-tok-sin, ih-myoo-]
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noun Immunology.
  1. a monoclonal antibody linked to a toxin with the intention of destroying a specific target cell while leaving adjacent cells intact.
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Origin of immunotoxin

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immunotoxin in Medicine

immunotoxin

(ĭm′yə-nō-tŏksĭn, ĭ-myōō′-)
n.
  1. A hybrid molecule formed by binding a toxin to a monoclonal antibody, used to destroy tumor cells.
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