im·mu·no·con·ju·gate -'kän-ji-gət, -jə-.gāt n a complex of an antibody and a toxic agent (as a drug) used to kill or destroy a targeted antigen (as a cancer cell)

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im·mu·no·con·ju·gate (im″u-no-konґj-gāt) a conjugate comprising an immune substance such as an antibody and a diagnostic or therapeutic substance such as a cytotoxic compound or a radioisotope, used especially to target specific cells in cancer therapy.

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