precipitinogen

[ pri-sip-i-tin-uh-juhn, -jen ]
/ prɪˌsɪp ɪˈtɪn ə dʒən, -ˌdʒɛn /

noun

Immunology. an antigen that stimulates precipitin production or that reacts with antibody in an immunoprecipitation reaction.

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Origin of precipitinogen

First recorded in 1900–05; precipitin + -o- + -gen
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Medical definitions for precipitinogen

precipitinogen
[ prĭ-sĭp′ĭ-tĭnə-jən ]

n.

An antigen that stimulates the formation of specific precipitin when injected into an animal body; a precipitable soluble antigen.
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