reagin

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Noun[edit]

reagin ‎(plural reagins)

  1. (biochemistry) An antibody.
  2. (archaic) A substance elaborated by the spirochetes of syphilis and yaws, having the property of uniting with lipoids, and of fixing complement.

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References[edit]

  • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919).
  • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922).