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  • as inserum
  • as ingerm
  • as inantitoxin

synonyms for antibody

  • agglutinin
  • agglutinogen
  • antigen
  • antiserum
  • vaccine
  • agglutinoid
  • immunizer
  • immunotoxin
  • microorganism
  • disease
  • parasite
  • virus
  • plague
  • microbe
  • bug
  • bacterium
  • pathogen
  • what's going around
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How to use antibody in a sentence

It can be done via a vaccine or via prior illness that you develop the antibodies.
TRUMP CONTRADICTS CDC DIRECTOR ON VACCINE; BIDEN SAYS AMERICANS SHOULDN’T TRUST TRUMPCOLBY ITKOWITZ, FELICIA SONMEZ, JOHN WAGNERSEPTEMBER 16, 2020WASHINGTON POST
We want better treatments, yes, but we also want to have enough people with antibodies against the virus that it can’t easily jump across different populations.
THE PROBLEM WITH TRUMP’S ‘HERD MENTALITY’ LINE ISN’T THE VERBAL FLUB. IT’S THE MASS DEATH.PHILIP BUMPSEPTEMBER 16, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Called nanobodies, these proteins help fight off invaders in the body, but are smaller and thought to be hardier than their human antibody kin.
TREATMENTS THAT TARGET THE CORONAVIRUS IN THE NOSE MIGHT HELP PREVENT COVID-19LAURA SANDERSSEPTEMBER 14, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
The idea is that a small enough dose of the virus will prevent the person from getting severely ill but will be enough that their immune system’s develop antibodies for future protection.
WEARING A MASK COULD PROTECT YOU FROM COVID-19 IN MORE WAYS THAN YOU THINKKAT ESCHNERSEPTEMBER 10, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
If plasma wasn’t tested for antibody levels, well—it was probably better than nothing.
WHY THE FDA AUTHORIZED JUST ONE TEST TO CLASSIFY ALL COVID-19 PLASMAKATHERINE ELLEN FOLEYSEPTEMBER 9, 2020QUARTZ
He knew the materials for each antibody test only amounted to about $8, and it gets read on the spot — similar to an at-home pregnancy test.
A DOCTOR WENT TO HIS OWN EMPLOYER FOR A COVID-19 ANTIBODY TEST. IT COST $10,984.BY MARSHALL ALLENSEPTEMBER 5, 2020PROPUBLICA
Preliminary data indicates that the vaccines stimulate multiple parts of the immune system, including antibodies and T-cells.
WHAT WOULD IT ACTUALLY TAKE TO HAVE A COVID-19 VACCINE BY NOVEMBER?KATE BAGGALEYSEPTEMBER 4, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
This is most often gauged by looking for antibodies to the virus in blood samples taken from the inoculated volunteers.
TRUMP WANTS A COVID-19 VACCINE BY ELECTION DAY. BUT WILL ONE BE READY?JEREMY KAHNSEPTEMBER 4, 2020FORTUNE
Recent data released by New York City’s Department of Healthfound that, across the five boroughs, around 27 percent of those tested had antibodies to the novel coronavirus.
HERD IMMUNITY ALONE WON’T STOP COVID-19. HERE’S WHY.KATE BAGGALEYSEPTEMBER 2, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Later, if the person is exposed to the actual virus or bacteria, the antibodies recognize it.
SCIENTISTS SAY: VACCINEBETHANY BROOKSHIREAUGUST 31, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
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WORDS RELATED TO ANTIBODY

  • antibiotic
  • antibody
  • antipoison
  • antiseptic
  • antiserum
  • antivenin
  • counteractant
  • counteragent
  • medicine
  • neutralizer
  • preventive
  • serum
  • vaccine
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