Definition of amboceptor in English:

amboceptor

Pronunciation /ˈambə(ʊ)ˌsɛptə/

noun

historical Medicine
  • Paul Ehrlich's name for: any antibody that is capable of binding both antigen and complement; a complement-fixing antibody. Contrasted with "uniceptor".

    Such antibodies have separate binding sites for antigen and complement.

Origin

Early 20th century. From German Amboceptor from classical Latin ambō both + German -ceptor.