Wassermann reaction

noun Was·ser·mann reaction \ ˈwä-sər-mən- , ˈvä- \

Definition of Wassermann reaction

: the complement-fixing reaction that occurs in a positive complement-fixation test for syphilis

Origin and Etymology of wassermann reaction

August von Wassermann


Medical Dictionary

Wassermann reaction

noun

medical Definition of Wassermann reaction

: the complement-fixing reaction that occurs in a positive complement fixation test for syphilis using the serum of an infected individual

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