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precipitoid

Pronunciation: pre-sip'i-toyd

Definition: A heat-treated precipitin that when mixed with specific precipitinogen does not cause a precipitate and also interferes with the precipitating effect of additional nonheated precipitin.

[precipitin + G. eidos, resemblance]

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