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a substrate consisting of a specific antibody or antigen chemically combined with an insoluble substance, such as cellulose, to selectively remove the corresponding specific antigen or antibody from a solution
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(ˌɪm yə noʊˈsɔr bənt, -ˈzɔr-, ɪˌmyu-)

an insoluble surface to which a specific antibody is attached for the purpose of removing the corresponding antigen from a solution or suspension.
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