[ree-ey-jin, -gin] /riˈeɪ dʒɪn, -gɪn/
Also called Wassermann antibody. an antibody formed in response to syphilis and reactive with cardiolipin in various blood tests for the disease.
an antibody found in certain human allergies, as hay fever and asthma.
(immunol) a type of antibody that is formed against an allergen and is attached to the cells of a tissue. The antigen–antibody reaction that occurs on subsequent contact with the allergen causes tissue damage, leading to the release of histamine and other substances responsible for an allergic reaction
reagin re·a·gin (rē-ā’jĭn)
re’a·gin’ic (rē’ə-jĭn’ĭk) adj.
- Reaginic antibody
reaginic antibody n. See homocytotropic antibody.
Re-engrossed Amendment House
[ree-uh l, reel] /ˈri əl, ril/ adjective 1. true; not merely ostensible, nominal, or apparent: the real reason for an act. 2. existing or occurring as fact; actual rather than imaginary, ideal, or fictitious: a story taken from real life. 3. being an actual thing; having objective existence; not imaginary: The events you will see […]
tool, communications A program from Real Media for playing audio over the Internet, and the lossy audio compression format it uses. The system is implemented as a client/server architecture. The RealAudio server incorporates an encoder which compresses sound into RealAudio files. The client side is a web browser plug-in or add-on (a recent version of […]