antilymphocyte serum an·ti·lym·pho·cyte serum (ān’tē-lĭm’fə-sīt’, ān’tī-)
Abbr. ALS The globulin fraction of serum from a horse or another animal, usually used in conjunction with other immunosuppressive agents to suppress rejection of grafts or organ transplants.
to put to death, especially by hanging, by mob action and without legal authority. Historical Examples Probably the most bitter attack on the antilynching committee has come from the London Times. The Red Record Ida B. Wells-Barnett antilynching leagues, societies and individuals can order books from this fund at agents’ rates. The Red Record Ida […]
antilysin antilysin an·ti·ly·sin (ān’tē-lī’sĭn, ān’tī-) n. An antibody that inhibits or prevents the effects of lysin.
a small covering, usually ornamental, placed on the backs and arms of upholstered furniture to prevent wear or soiling; a tidy. Historical Examples The antimacassar is the one indispensable article in the establishment. Faces in the Fire Frank W. Boreham Oh, yes, in that corner, decently covered with an antimacassar. Red Rose and Tiger Lily […]
Also called the Colophonian. flourished c410 b.c, Greek poet. (in the Iliad) a chieftain who believed that the Trojans should not return Helen to Menelaus. Historical Examples He was both critic and poet; he corrected the works of Antimachus, and beautifully versified the fable of the Atlantidae. Plotinos: Complete Works, v. 1 Plotinos (Plotinus) Many […]