cytophilic antibody


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cytophilic antibody

[¦sid·ə¦fil·ik ′ant·i‚bäd·ē]
(immunology)
A substance capable of combining directly with the receptors of a corresponding antigenic cell. Also known as cytotropic antibody.
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