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ambo- (Latin: both; the two).

1. Denotes the anti-sheep red blood cell antibody used in complement fixation tests.
2. In bacteriology, an antibody able to damage or destroy a microorganism or other cell by connecting complement to it.
3. A substance that when added to another breaks down red blood cells.
In anatomy, pertaining to the ambos, or incus [anvil; the middle of the three ossicles of the ear which serves to to conduct vibrations from the tympanic membrane to the inner ear], and malleus [hammer, the outermost of the auditory ossicles; its club-shaped head articulates with the incus]; as, the ambomalleal articulation.
ambosexual, ambosexous:
Bisexual or hermaphroditic (having characteristics of both sexes in a single individual).