phytomitogen

[fī′tō-mītə-jən, -jĕn′]

n.

A mitogenetic lectin causing lymphocyte transformation accompanied by mitotic proliferation of the resulting blast cells identical to that produced by antigenic stimulation.

Nearby words

  1. phytoid,
  2. phytol,
  3. phytolectin,
  4. phytolith,
  5. phytology,
  6. phyton,
  7. phytonadione,
  8. phytonutrient,
  9. phytopathology,
  10. phytophagous


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