polyclonal

[ pol-ee-klohn-l ]
/ ˌpɒl iˈkloʊn l /

adjective

Biology. pertaining to cells or cell products derived from several lines of clones.

noun

Immunology. polyclonal antibody.

Nearby words

  1. polycistronic,
  2. polyclad,
  3. polycletus,
  4. polyclinic,
  5. polyclitus,
  6. polyclonal antibody,
  7. polyclone,
  8. polyclonia,
  9. polycondensation,
  10. polyconic

Origin of polyclonal

1960–65; poly- + clonal

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