Meaning of ANTIBODY in English

/ ˈæntibɒdi; NAmE -bɑːdi/ noun

( pl. -ies ) a substance that the body produces in the blood to fight disease, or as a reaction when certain substances are put into the body



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

Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.