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Term to be defined Definition Synonyms & Keywords
Antibody - "specialized serum protein produced by the immune system in response to an antigen, in an attempt to counteract the effects of the antigen; the presence of antibodies in the blood indicate exposure to a specific antigens." (B36)

- "special proteins produced by certain white blood cells when exposed to foreign substances. Antibodies protect the body against foreign substances (including e.g. viruses); they play a role in the immune response by attaching to the foreign substance (V.w5, V.w6).

  • Antibodies (plural)