Definitions

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  • noun immunology A very small bead coated with an antigen (or antibody) that forms aggregates in the presence of the appropriate antibody (or antigen)

Etymologies

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immuno- +‎ bead

Examples

  • Two valid antisperm antibody tests—the immunobead assay and the mixed antiglobulin reaction test—measure the binding of antibodies to the surface of living sperm.

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