polyclonal

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pol·y·clo·nal

 (pŏl′ē-klō′nəl)
adj.
Descended from more than one group of cells, especially of genetically different origins.

pol′y·clo′nal·ly adv.

polyclonal

(ˌpɒlɪˈkləʊnəl)
n
a type of antibody
adj
(Biology) biology med possessing or relating to multiple clones

pol•y•clo•nal

(ˌpɒl iˈkloʊn l)

adj.
pertaining to cells or cell products derived from several lines of clones.
[1960–65]
Translations

polyclonal

adj policlonal
References in periodicals archive ?
In animal models, it has been shown that complete CTLA-4 deficiency was lethal due to massive infiltration of tissues by polyclonally proliferating lymphocytes.
Clonal studies have suggested that hyperplastic parathyroids initially grow polyclonally and then foci of chief hyperplasia undergo somatic mutations and transform into monoclonal neoplasia-adenomas.
In this way, co-stimulatory or danger signals are generated that could polyclonally activate T cells.