[ ahy-soh-an-ti-juhn, -jen ]
/ ˌaɪ soʊˈæn tɪ dʒən, -ˌdʒɛn /
(formerly) an alloantigen.
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British Dictionary definitions for isoantigen
/ (ˌaɪsəʊˈæntɪdʒən) /
immunol an antigen that stimulates antibody production in different members of the same species
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Medical definitions for isoantigen
[ ī′sō-ăn′tĭ-jən ]
An antigenic substance present in some members of a species and capable of stimulating antibody production in those members that lack it.alloantigen
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