monoclonal

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Etymology[edit]

mono- + clone + -al

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monoclonal (not comparable)

  1. (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.

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Noun[edit]

monoclonal (plural monoclonals)

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  1. (immunochemistry) something produced from a single clone, especially a monoclonal antibody

French[edit]

Adjective[edit]

monoclonal m (feminine monoclonale, masculine plural monoclonaux, feminine plural monoclonales)

  1. monoclonal

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Spanish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

monoclonal m, f (plural monoclonales)

  1. monoclonal

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