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Monoclonal antibodies are produced from clones (genetically identical copies) of cells (often white blood cells). They are all identical and are complementary to one type of antigen.

https://senecalearning.com/resources/gcse/biology/monoclonal-antibodies/

What does complimentary mean in given context?

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What happened to your post? It's all underlined!


When an antibody is said to be complementary to an antigen, it means that the antibody can bind to the antigen to inactivate it (because the parts of the two "complement each other" like a key and lock).

CJ

By the way, your header should be Complementary.

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See #5: complementary

These words are often confused: complimentary