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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Of or relating to any substance (as a toxin or enzyme) that stimulates an immune response in the body

Usage examples (37)
  • This regular shift is what's called antigenic drift.
  • Influenza strains typically mutate gradually in what's called antigenic drift.
  • Only the influenza Type-A virus is capable of what is known as antigenic shift.
  • These changes, known as antigenic shifts, can sometimes result in very deadly strains. for more
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