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One entry found for antigen.
Main Entry: an·ti·gen
Pronunciation: primarystressant-i-jschwan, -secondarystressjen
Function: noun
: a substance (as a protein) that causes the body to form antibodies against it when it is introduced into the body either alone or as part of a microscopic plant or animal
- an·ti·gen·ic /secondarystressant-i-primarystressjen-ik/ adjective

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