Adjective "Interferon" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Interferon


    Definition:

    1. Biochemistry. any of various proteins, produced by virus-infected cells, that inhibit reproduction of the invading virus and induce resistance to further infection.

    2. Pharmacology.. Also called alpha-interferon. an interferon produced by genetically engineered bacteria and harvested for use against hairy cell leukemia.

    Examples:

    "projects can be interferon."

    "products can be interferon."

    "injections can be interferon."

    "treatments can be interferon."

    "patents can be interferon."

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