Neutralizing AntibodyJAMA An antibody that prevents a virus from infecting a cell, usually by blocking receptors on the cell or the virus. See also Antibodies; Receptor.
an antibody that neutralizes (renders
harmless) infectious microorganisms. Neutralizing antibodies to HIV block
the ability of the virus to infect cells. Contrast with enhancing antibody.
to find source(s) of the term definition cited above (see superscript).
If the term you are looking for is not included in this glossary/dictionary, search