Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Derived as clones from a single cell or produced by clones of a single cell.
  • noun A monoclonal product, such as a monoclonal antibody.

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  • adjective biochemistry genetically engineered from a single clone; used especially of a protein or antibody
  • noun immunochemistry something produced from a single clone, especially a monoclonal antibody

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  • adjective forming or derived from a single clone
  • noun any of a class of antibodies produced in the laboratory by a single clone of cells or a cell line and consisting of identical antibody molecules

Etymologies

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mono- + clone + -al

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