immunoassay


im·mu·no·as·say

noun \ˌi-myə-nō-ˈa-ˌsā, i-ˌmyü-nō-, -a-ˈsā\

Definition of IMMUNOASSAY

:  a technique or test used to detect the presence or quantity of a substance (as a protein) based on its capacity to act as an antigen
im·mu·no·as·say·able \-a-ˈsā-ə-bəl\ adjective

First Known Use of IMMUNOASSAY

1959

im·mu·no·as·say

noun \ˌim-yə-nō-ˈas-ˌā, im-ˌyü-nō-, -a-ˈsā\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of IMMUNOASSAY

: a technique or test (as the enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay) used to detect the presence or quantity of a substance (as a protein) based on its capacity to act as an antigen or antibody
immunoassay transitive verb
im·mu·no·as·say·able \-a-ˈsā-ə-bəl\ adjective

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