tolerogen


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tolerogen

 [tol´er-o-jen]
an antigen used to introduce tolerance, particularly a form of an antigen (usually a soluble form) that induces tolerance, as distinguished from an immunogen, another form (usually an insoluble form) that induces immunity.
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tol·er·o·gen

(tol'ĕr-ō-jen),
A substance that produces immunologic tolerance.
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