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isoprecipitin

Pronunciation: i'so-pre-sip'i-tin

Definition: An antibody that combines with and precipitates soluble antigenic material in the plasma or serum, or in an extract of the cells, from another member, but not all members, of the same species.

[iso- + precipitin]

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