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A foreign substance that triggers the production of antibodies when it is introduced into the body.

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(Source: NIH - National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases)

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A protein produced by the immune system in response to a foreign substance such as a virus or bacterium....

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