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heterologous antiserum

 

Definition: an antiserum that reacts with (agglutinates) certain microorganisms or other complexes of antigens, even though the antiserum was produced by means of stimulation with a different microorganism or antigenic material or antiserum derived from another animal species.

See Also: homologous antiserum

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