ectoantigen

ectoantigen

 [ek″to-an´tĭ-jen]
1. an antigen that seems to be loosely attached to the outside of bacteria.
2. an antigen formed in the ectoplasm (cell membrane) of a bacterium.

ec·to·an·ti·gen

(ek'tō-an'ti-jen),
Any toxin or other excitor of antibody formation, separate or separable from its source.
Synonym(s): exoantigen

ectoantigen

/ec·to·an·ti·gen/ (ek″to-ant´ĭ-jen)
1. an antigen that seems to be loosely attached to the outside of bacteria.
2. an antigen formed in the ectoplasm (cell membrane) of a bacterium.

exoantigen

A nonspecific term for any non-self-antigen; this term is not commonly used in the working biomedical parlance.

ec·to·an·ti·gen

(ek'tō-an'ti-jen)
Any toxin or other excitor of antibody formation, separate or separable from its source.
Synonym(s): exoantigen.

ectoantigen

1. an antigen that seems to be loosely attached to the outside of bacteria.
2. an antigen formed in the ectoplasm (cell membrane) of a bacterium.