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mon·o·clo·nal

 (mŏn′ə-klō′nəl)
adj.
Derived as clones from a single cell or produced by clones of a single cell: a monoclonal tumor.
n.
A monoclonal product, such as a monoclonal antibody.
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monoclonal

(ˌmɒnəʊˈkləʊnəl)
adj
(Biology) biology relating to or produced from a single cell or clone
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mon•o•clo•nal

(ˌmɒn əˈkloʊn l)
adj.
1. pertaining to cells or cell products derived from a single biological clone.
n.
2. a monoclonal antibody or other monoclonal product.
[1910–15]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.monoclonal - any of a class of antibodies produced in the laboratory by a single clone of cells or a cell line and consisting of identical antibody molecules
antibody - any of a large variety of proteins normally present in the body or produced in response to an antigen which it neutralizes, thus producing an immune response
infliximab, Remicade - a monoclonal antibody (trade name Remicade) used to treat Crohn's disease and rheumatoid arthritis; administered by infusion; use and dosage must be determined by a physician
Adj.1.monoclonal - forming or derived from a single clone
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Translations

mon·o·clo·nal

a. monoclonal, rel. a un solo grupo de células;
___ antibodiesanticuerpos ___ -es.
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monoclonal

adj monoclonal
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The rounded arrow indicates the recrudescence of the minor haplotype 2 in the initial infection to dominate monoclonally in the second infection.
Direct transforming agents are part of the genetic lesions that initiate and sustain cancer, as such, they monoclonally infect most tumor cells.