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Pronunciation: an′tē


  1. Combining form meaning against, opposing, or, in relation to symptoms and diseases, curative.
  2. Prefix denoting an antibody (immunoglobulin) specific for the thing indicated; antitoxin (antibody specific for a toxin).

[G. anti, against, opposite, instead of]

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