We're working on a new site. Click here to get a sneak preview.
Medical Dictionary


noun im·mu·no·as·say
\ˌim-yə-nō-ˈas-ˌā, im-ˌyü-nō-, -a-ˈsā\

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
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears