Antigen vs Secretor - What's the difference?

antigen | secretor |


As nouns the difference between antigen and secretor

is that antigen is (immunology) a substance that induces an immune response, usually foreign while secretor is a person who or animal that secretes (emits a bodily fluid).

antigen

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (immunology) A substance that induces an immune response, usually foreign.
  • Derived terms

    * antigenemia

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    secretor

    English

    Alternative forms

    * secreter

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A person who or animal that secretes (emits a bodily fluid).
  • A person who secretes comparatively large quantities of blood-group antigens in their bodily fluids.
  • (physiology) A cell, tissue or organ such as a gland, that produces a bodily secretion.
  • Antonyms

    * (person who secretes blood-group antigens in their bodily fluids) nonsecretor

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