coproantibody


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coproantibody

 [kop″ro-an´tĭ-bod-e]
antibody found in the feces, chiefly secretory IgA.
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coproantibody

(kŏp″rō-ăn′tĭ-bŏd″ē)
Any one of a group of antibodies to various bacteria in the feces. They are of the IgA type. Their ability to protect the host has not been shown.
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