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- Rhymes: -əʊnəl
monoclonal (not comparable)
- (biochemistry) genetically engineered from a single clone; used especially of a protein or antibody
2002, Gilbert S. Banker & Christopher T. Rhodes, Modern Pharmaceutics, 4th edition, Informa Health Care, ISBN 0824706749, page 699:
- One of the first examples of the immunogenicity of recombinantly derived antibodies was with murine anti-CD3 monoclonal antibody (OKT3) used in the induction of immunosupression after organ transplantation.
monoclonal (plural monoclonals)
- (immunochemistry) something produced from a single clone, especially a monoclonal antibody
- "monoclonal" in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).
monoclonal m, f (plural monoclonales)