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Alloantibody

Definition of the noun alloantibody

What does alloantibody mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: alloantibodies

  1. an antibody that occurs naturally against foreign tissues from a person of the same species
    • lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
    • synonym of alloantibody: isoantibody
    • more generic word: antibody = any of a large variety of proteins normally present in the body or produced in response to an antigen which it neutralizes, thus producing an immune response

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Google previewAn Introduction to the Principles of Disease (2015)

by John B. Walter

fAn alloantibody is an antibody present in one member of the species, ...

Google previewKidney Transplantation - Principles and Practice (2013)

by Peter Morris, Stuart J. Knechtle

After transplantation, alloantibody is the product of persistent production by pre- existing plasma cells and the recruitment of memory B cells to become plasma cells. This conversion of memory B cells to plasma cells is the major mechanism by ...

Google previewThe Immune System, Fourth Edition (2014)

by Peter Parham

Alloantibody is the name given to any antibody raised in one member of a species against an allotypic protein from another member ...

Google previewConcise Medical Dictionary (2015)

by Elizabeth Martin

alloantibody. n. see ISOANTIBODY.

Google previewConcise Colour Medical Dictionary (2015)

by Elizabeth Martin

alloantibody Alizarin is insoluble in water but dissolves in alkalis, alcohol, and ether. It is used as a pH indicator and as a histochemical reagent for calcium, thallium, titanium, and zirconium. ALK see automated lamellar keratectomy.

Google previewA Dictionary of Biomedicine (2010)

by John Lackie

alloantibody (alloseru m) An antibody that binds to products of different alleles in other individuals of the same species (who are allogeneic). Alloantigens are ...

Google previewIllustrated Dictionary of Immunology, Third Edition (2009)

by Julius M. Cruse, Robert E. Lewis

Also called alloantibody. isoantigen An antigen found in a member of a species that induces an immune response if injected into a genetically dissimilar member of the same species. These antigens carry identical determinants in a given ...

Google previewDictionary of Parasitology (2005)

by Peter J. Gosling

alloantibody (immunology) An antibody produced by one individual that reacts with alloantigens of another individual ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Biomedicine and Molecular Biology (2001)

by Pei-Show Juo

Alloantibody 1. Antibody directed againstalloantigen. 2. An antibody from one individual that reacts with antigen present in another individual ...

Google previewMidline Medical Dictionary (2002)

by P. S. Rawat

TEST, GTSIT Alloantibody. An antibody specific for an alloantigen. KRYRiftus; Raffairs Alloantigen. An antigen that occurs in some, but not in the other members of the same species. ERICARTH, a Cafè HH Allochromasia. Change of colour of ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (2012)

by John M. Lackie

alloantibody alloserum Antibody raised in one member of a species that recognizes ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Genetics, Genomics, Proteomics, and Informatics (2008)

by George P. Rédei

Alloantibody (isoantibody): An alloantibody is produced by an individual of a species, against alloantigens within the species. This may be due to preceding transfusions or pregnancies and may cause hyperacute rejection in case of ...

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Toxicology (1998)

by Robert Alan Lewis

alloantibody. an antibody that reacts with an alloantigen. alloantigen. a class of isoantigens present in some members of a strain or species, but not in others. Examples are blood group antigens ...

Google previewMosby's Medical Dictionary (2013)

by Mosby

The goal may be to reduce a pathogenic molecule, protein, autoantibody, alloantibody, immune-complex, drug, toxin, or inhibitor, or to replace deficient plasma with normal plasma. Also called therapeutic plasmapheresis. plasma expander, ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2012)

by Mosby

The goal may be to reduce a pathogenic molecule, protein, autoantibody, alloantibody, immune-complex, drug, toxin, or inhibitor, or to replace deficient plasma with normal plasma. Also called therapeutic plasmapheresis. plasma expander, ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Modern Medicine (1992)

by J.C. Segen

polyspecific Coomb's reagent is used in the blood bank for routine red cell compatibility tests, alloantibody detection and direct antiglobulin test Polytechnic ACADEMIA An institution of higher education created in Britain in the 1960s with the ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Medical Dictionary (1995)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc, Roger W. Pease, Jr.

and capable of inducing the production of an alloantibody ...

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