bioassay

noun bio·as·say \ ˌbī-(ˌ)ō-ˈa-ˌsā , -a-ˈsā \

Definition of bioassay

: determination of the relative strength of a substance (such as a drug) by comparing its effect on a test organism with that of a standard preparation

bioassay

play \-a-ˈsā, -ˈa-ˌsā\ transitive verb

First Known Use of bioassay

1911


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bioassay

noun bio·as·say \ -ˈas-ˌā, -a-ˈsā \

medical Definition of bioassay

: determination of the relative strength of a substance (as a drug) by comparing its effect on a test organism with that of a standard preparation

bioassay

play \-a-ˈsā, -ˈas-ˌā\ transitive verb

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