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mono- +‎ clonal, from clone + -al

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monoclonal (not comparable)

  1. (biochemistry) genetically engineered from a single clone; used especially of a protein or antibody
    • 2002, Gilbert S. Banker & Christopher T. Rhodes, Modern Pharmaceutics, 4th edition, Informa Health Care, →ISBN, page 699:
      One of the first examples of the immunogenicity of recombinantly derived antibodies was with murine anti-CD3 monoclonal antibody (OKT3) used in the induction of immunosupression after organ transplantation.

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monoclonal (plural monoclonals)

 
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  1. (immunochemistry) something produced from a single clone, especially a monoclonal antibody

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  • IPA(key): /mɔ.nɔ.klɔ.nal/
  • Rhymes: -al
  • Hyphenation: mono‧clonal

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monoclonal (feminine singular monoclonale, masculine plural monoclonaux, feminine plural monoclonales)

  1. monoclonal

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monoclonal (plural monoclonales)

  1. monoclonal

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