monoclonal

Definitions of monoclonal
  1. adjective
    forming or derived from a single clone
  2. noun
    any of a class of antibodies produced in the laboratory by a single clone of cells or a cell line and consisting of identical antibody molecules
    synonyms: monoclonal antibody
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    types:
    Remicade, infliximab
    a monoclonal antibody (trade name Remicade) used to treat Crohn's disease and rheumatoid arthritis; administered by infusion; use and dosage must be determined by a physician
    type of:
    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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