Definition of Antibody

An antibody is a type of protein made by B lymphocytes in response to a foreign substance (antigen). Each antibody only binds to a specific antigen, helping to destroy the antigen directly or by assisting white blood cells to destroy the antigen.

Antibody is from the group

Immunoprotein

Other Names for Antibody

Antibody
Ab
Antibodies
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