Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English homepage

Topic: BIOLOGY

Date: 1900-2000
Language: German
Origin: French antigène, from anti- 'anti-' + -gène (from Greek -genes 'born')

antigen

noun
     
an‧ti‧gen [countable]
HBHM technical a substance that makes the body produce antibodies
Word of the Day
The BIOLOGY
Word of the Day is:

Other related topics