haptenize

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

hapten +‎ -ize

Verb[edit]

haptenize (third-person singular simple present haptenizes, present participle haptenizing, simple past and past participle haptenized)

  1. (immunology) To react an antigenic compound (a hapten) with a carrier protein in order to stimulate an immune response.

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