Definitions for "Polyclonal antibody"
specific antibodies that have been obtained by immunization of an animal. They are the products of different clones of antibody-producing cells.
An antibody generated by the immune response to an antigen. Each epitope on the antigen is capable of causing the formation of a clone of B lymphocytes that will produce an antibody to that epitope.
An antibody that is produced by more than one type of cell.