- sensitizing antibody
- a loosely used term, applied to antibodies that are attached to body cells and that â€œsensitizeâ€ the cells or render them susceptible to destruction by body defenses.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
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SSA — salicylsalicylic acid; sicca syndrome A; single stranded annealing; skin sensitizing antibody; skin sympathetic activity; Sjogren syndrome A; Smith surface antigen; Social Security Administration; Social Security Act; social service agency; sperm … Medical dictionary
SA — • sacro anterior; • salicylamide; • salicylic acid; • saline [solution]; • salt added; • sarcoidosis; • sarcoma; • scalenus anticus; • secondary amenorrhea; • secondary anemia; • secondary arrest; • self administration; • self agglutination; •… … Dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations
SSA — • salicylsalicylic acid; • sicca syndrome A; • single stranded annealing; • skin sensitizing antibody; • skin sympathetic activity; • Sjogren syndrome A; • Smith surface antigen; • Social Security Administration; • Social Security Act; • social… … Dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations
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