heterophil antibody

Definitions of heterophil antibody
  1. noun
    an antibody found in the blood of someone suffering from infectious mononucleosis
    synonyms: Forssman antibody, heterophile antibody
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    antibody
    any of a large variety of proteins normally present in the body or produced in response to an antigen which it neutralizes, thus producing an immune response
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