Meaning of antibody


a blood protein produced in response to and counteracting a specific antigen. Antibodies combine chemically with substances which the body recognizes as alien, such as bacteria, viruses, and foreign substances in the blood.

early 20th century: from anti- + body, translating German Antikörper, from anti- ‘against’ + Körper ‘body’.

Information about antibody

  • It is a name.
  • The plural form of antibody is: antibodies.
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Hyphenation of antibody


  • It consists of 3 syllables and 8 chars.
  • antibody is a word trisyllabic because it has three syllables

Translation of antibody

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