neutralizing antibody neu·tral·iz·ing antibody (nōō’trə-lī’zĭng, nyōō’-)
An antibody that reacts with an infectious agent, usually a virus, and destroys or inhibits its infectiveness and virulence.
[noo-truh l, nyoo-] /ˈnu trəl, ˈnyu-/ adjective 1. not taking part or giving assistance in a dispute or war between others: a neutral nation during World War II. 2. not aligned with or supporting any side or position in a controversy: The arbitrator was absolutely neutral. 3. of or belonging to a neutral state or […]
noun, Philosophy. 1. the theory that mind and matter consist of different relations between entities that are themselves neither mental nor physical. noun 1. the philosophical doctrine that mind and body are both constructs of the same elements which cannot themselves be classified either as mental or physical See also monism (sense 1)
- Neutral mutation
neutral mutation n. A mutation with a negligible impact on genetic fitness.
- Neutral nation
noun a group of Native American tribes of the Iroquois branch that originally occupied northern Lake Erie territory and which was neutral during the Iroquois-Huron wars