Freund's adjuvant love

Freund's adjuvant

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A substance consisting of killed microorganisms, such as mycobacteria, in an oil and water emulsion that is administered to induce and enhance the formation of antibodies.

Etymologies

After Jules T. Freund (1890-1960), Hungarian-born American immunologist.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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