Immunotoxin



[im-yuh-noh-tok-sin, ih-myoo-] /ˌɪm yə noʊˈtɒk sɪn, ɪˌmyu-/

noun, Immunology.
1.
a monoclonal antibody linked to a with the intention of destroying a specific target cell while leaving adjacent cells intact.

immunotoxin im·mu·no·tox·in (ĭm’yə-nō-tŏk’sĭn, ĭ-myōō’-)
n.
A hybrid molecule formed by binding a toxin to a monoclonal antibody, used to destroy tumor cells.

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