Fab fragment (ěf’ā-bē’)
The portion of an immunoglobulin molecule that binds the antigen.
[fey-bee-uh n] /ˈfeɪ bi ən/ adjective 1. seeking victory by delay and harassment rather than by a decisive battle as in the manner of Fabius Maximus: Fabian policy. 2. of or relating to the Fabian Society. noun 3. a member of or sympathizer with the Fabian Society. [fey-bee-uh n] /ˈfeɪ bi ən/ noun 1. Saint, […]
[fey-bee-uh-niz-uh m] /ˈfeɪ bi əˌnɪz əm/ noun 1. the theories of economic and social reform advocated by the Fabian Society. /ˈfeɪbɪəˌnɪzəm/ noun 1. the beliefs, principles, or practices of the Fabian Society
noun 1. a socialist organization founded in England in 1884, favoring the gradual spread of socialism by peaceful means. noun 1. an association of British socialists advocating the establishment of democratic socialism by gradual reforms within the law: founded in 1884
- Fabian tactics
Fabian tactics [(fay-bee-uhn)] To “win like Fabius” or to win by “Fabian tactics” is to wear out an opponent by delay and evasion rather than confrontation, in the style of the ancient Roman general Fabius.