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serology

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noun se·rol·o·gy \sə-ˈrä-lə-jē, si-\

Definition of serology

  1. :  a medical science dealing with blood serum especially in regard to its reactions and properties

serological

play \ˌsir-ə-ˈlä-ji-kəl\ or

serologic

play \-jik\ adjective

serologically

play \-ji-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

serologist

play \sə-ˈrä-lə-jist, si-\ noun


Origin and Etymology of serology

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1909


Medical Dictionary

serology

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noun se·rol·o·gy \si-ˈräl-ə-jē\

Medical Definition of serology

plural

serologies

  1. :  a medical science dealing with blood serum especially in regard to its immunological reactions and properties; also :  the testing of blood serum to detect the presence of antibodies against a specific antigen




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