Medical Dictionary


noun ti·ter \ˈtīt-ər\

Medical Definition of TITER

a :  the strength of a solution or the concentration of a substance in solution as determined by titration b :  the dilution of a serum containing a specific antibody at which the solution just retains a specific activity (as neutralizing or precipitating an antigen) which it loses at any greater dilution <a test for toxoplasmosis antibodies yielded a titer of 1:1024>
:  the solidifying point of the fatty acids liberated from a fat that is determined by melting the acids in a tube and noting the temperature at which they solidify again on cooling
ti·tered \-ərd\ adjective

Variants of TITER

ti·ter or chiefly British ti·tre \ˈtī-tər also ˈtē-\


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