[im-yuh-noh-pri-sip-i-tey-shuh n, ih-myoo-] /ˌɪm yə noʊ prɪˌsɪp ɪˈteɪ ʃən, ɪˌmyu-/

the separation of an antigen from a solution by the formation of a large complex with its specific antibody.

immunoprecipitation im·mu·no·pre·cip·i·ta·tion (ĭm’yə-nō-prĭ-sĭp’ĭ-tā’shən, ĭ-myōō’-)
The precipitation of sensitized antigen as the result of the interaction of antigen with a specific antibody in solution.


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