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Pronunciation: pre-sip-i-tin'o-jen


  1. An antigen that stimulates the formation of specific precipitin when injected into an animal body.
  2. A precipitable soluble antigen.

Synonym(s): precipitogen

[precipitin + G. -gen, producing]

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