monoclonal definition

  • adjective:
    • Of, creating, or derived from an individual clone: a monoclonal populace of tumefaction cells.
    • genetically engineered from a single clone; used especially of a protein or antibody
    • creating or produced by one clone
  • noun:
    • A monoclonal item, particularly a monoclonal antibody.
    • something made out of a single clone, specifically a monoclonal antibody
    • some of a course of antibodies stated in the laboratory by a single clone of cells or a cell line and comprising identical antibody particles

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