1. <immunology> The administration of antigen to induce a primary immune response, priming, immunisation.
2. The exposure to allergen that results in the development of hypersensitivity.
The coating of erythrocytes with antibody so that they are subject to lysis by complement in the presence of homologous antigen, the first stage of a complement fixation test.
(13 Oct 1997)
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sensitise, sensitised antigen, sensitised cell
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