opsogen op·so·gen (ŏp’sə-jən, -jěn’)
opsomania op·so·ma·ni·a (ŏp’sə-mā’nē-ə, -mān’yə) n. An intense longing for a particular kind of food, or for highly seasoned food.
[op-son-ik] /ɒpˈsɒn ɪk/ adjective, Immunology. 1. of, relating to, or influenced by ; capable of promoting phagocytosis. opsonic op·son·ic (ŏp-sŏn’ĭk) adj. Of, relating to, or produced by opsonins.
- Opsonic index
noun 1. the ratio of the number of bacteria destroyed by phagocytes in the blood of a test patient to the number destroyed in the blood of a normal individual opsonic index n. The ratio of the amount of opsonin in the blood of a person with an infectious disease to the amount of opsonin […]
[op-son-uh-fahy] /ɒpˈsɒn əˌfaɪ/ verb (used with object), opsonified, opsonifying. Immunology. 1. to facilitate phagocytosis of (a microorganism, as a bacterium) by treatment with .