[ op-son-ik ]
/ ɒpˈsɒn ɪk /

adjective Immunology.

of, relating to, or influenced by opsonin; capable of promoting phagocytosis.

Origin of opsonic

First recorded in 1900–05; opson(in) + -ic
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[ ŏp-sŏnĭk ]


Of, relating to, or produced by opsonins.

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