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Medical Term:

specific opsonin

 

Definition: antibodies formed in response to stimulation by a specific antigen, either as a result of an attack of a disease or as a result of injections with a suitably prepared suspension of the specific microorganism.

Synonym(s): immune opsonin, thermostable opsonin

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