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h chain

h chain
H h

Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [eych cheyn]
    • /eɪtʃ tʃeɪn/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [eych cheyn]
    • /eɪtʃ tʃeɪn/

Definition of h chain words

  • noun h chain either of an identical pair of Y -shaped polypeptides that, together with the light chains, constitute the antibody molecule. 1

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Origin of h chain

First appearance:

before 1960
One of the 3% newest English words
First recorded in 1960-65

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Parts of speech for H chain

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

h chain popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 39% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 52% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

h chain usage trend in Literature

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