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Formed as opsōn- (the present stem of the Classical Latin obsōnō, opsōnō (“I purchase provisions, I cater”) + the English -ic; compare the contemporary English opsonin and the slightly later French opsonique.
- (Received Pronunciation) enPR: ŏpsŏʹnĭk, IPA(key): /ɒpˈsɒnɪk/
- (US) enPR: ŏpsŏʹnĭk, IPA(key): /ɑpˈsɑnɪk/
opsonic (not comparable)
- Relating to, produced by, or involving opsonin.
- “Oxford English Dictionary [2nd ed., 1989] ” listed in the
- “draft revision, Sept. 2009] ” listed in the Oxford English Dictionary [