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amboceptor

Pronunciation: am′bō-sep′tŏr

Definition: Ehrlich's term for his concept, now obsolete, of the structure of complement-fixing antibody; now used chiefly to denote the anti-sheep erythrocyte antibody used in the hemolytic system of complement-fixation tests.

[ambo- + L. capio, to take]

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