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Medical Term:

treponema-immobilizing antibody

 

Definition: antibody, evoked during syphilitic infections, possessing specific affinity for Treponema pallidum; in the presence of complement immobilizes the organism.

Synonym(s): immobilizing antibody, treponemal antibody

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