reactant(redirected from Acute phase reactant)
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A substance that is altered or incorporated into another substance in a chemical reaction, especially a directly reacting substance present at the initiation of the reaction.
(Chemistry) a substance that participates in a chemical reaction, esp a substance that is present at the start of the reaction. Compare product4
1. a person or thing that reacts.
2. any substance that undergoes a chemical change in a given reaction.
A substance participating in a chemical reaction, especially one present at the start of the reaction.
A substance present at the start of chemical reaction which takes part in the reaction.