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Definition of MAB

MAB: Or mab. Abbreviation for monoclonal antibody. At the end of a generic drug name, -mab indicates that the drug is a monoclonal antibody. As in adalimumab, bevacizumab, infliximab, rituximab, and trastuzumab.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 10/9/2012

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