Meaning of “interferon” in the English Dictionary

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"interferon" in British English

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interferonnoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˌɪn.təˈfɪə.rɒn/ us /ˌɪn.t̬ɚˈfɪr.ɑːn/ specialized

one of several proteins in the body that are produced by cells as a reaction to infection by a virus

(Definition of “interferon” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"interferon" in American English

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interferonnoun [ C ]

/ˌɪn·tərˈfɪər·ɑn/

biology a substance produced in the body to fight against viruses

(Definition of “interferon” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)