- Poisoning of the cell.
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Cytotoxicity — is the quality of being toxic to cells. Examples of toxic agents are a chemical substance, an immune cell or some types of venom (e.g. from the puff adder or brown recluse spider). Contents 1 Cell physiology 2 Measuring cytotoxicity … Wikipedia
cytotoxicity — noun see cytotoxic … New Collegiate Dictionary
cytotoxicity — /suy toh tok sis i tee/, n. cell destruction caused by a cytotoxic substance. [CYTOTOXIC + ITY] * * * … Universalium
cytotoxicity — noun the state of being toxic to cells See Also: cytotoxic … Wiktionary
cytotoxicity — The quality or state of being cytotoxic. antibody dependent cell mediated c. (ADCC) a form of cell mediated c. that functions by binding of the FC region of IgG antibodies to Fc receptors on leukocytes. The FAB region of the antibody binds to the … Medical dictionary
cytotoxicity — n. poisoning of cells … English contemporary dictionary
cytotoxicity — cy·to·toxicity … English syllables
cytotoxicity — cy•to•tox•ic•i•ty [[t]ˌsaɪ toʊ tɒkˈsɪs ɪ ti[/t]] n. pat pha cell destruction caused by a cytotoxin • Etymology: 1955–60 … From formal English to slang
cytotoxicity — noun the degree to which something is toxic to living cells • Hypernyms: ↑toxicity * * * noun see cytotoxic * * * /suy toh tok sis i tee/, n. cell destruction caused by a cytotoxic substance. [CYTOTOXIC + ITY] * * * cytotoxicˈity noun • • • … Useful english dictionary
Antibody-dependent cell-mediated cytotoxicity — An immune response in which antibody, by coating target cells, makes them vulnerable to attack by immune cells. Antibody dependent cell mediated cytotoxicity is commonly (and blissfully) abbreviated ADCC. * * * (ADCC), antibody dependent cellular … Medical dictionary