Fcregion

Fcregion

[¦ef′sē ‚rē·jən]
(immunology)
Region of an antibody molecule that binds to antibody receptors on the surface of cells such as macrophages and mast cells, and to complement protein; Fcis derived from the term crystallizable fragment.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.