[from the shape of the Gr. letter chi (Χ) in chimera as if it were a Latin “X” + m(onoclonal) a(nti)b(ody)]
A suffix for chimeric monoclonal antibody. Antibodies made from -ximabs usually elicit a neutralizing antibody response in a patient who receives them.
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Venes, Donald, editor. "-ximab." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/755624/all/_ximab.
-ximab. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/755624/all/_ximab. Accessed September 16, 2019.
-ximab. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/755624/all/_ximab
-ximab [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 September 16]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/755624/all/_ximab.
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