immunoassay

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noun im·mu·no·as·say \ ˌi-myə-nō-ˈa-ˌsā , i-ˌmyü-nō- , -a-ˈsā \

Definition of immunoassay

:a technique or test used to detect the presence or quantity of a substance (such as a protein) based on its capacity to act as an antigen

immunoassayable

play \ˌi-myə-nō-a-ˈsā-ə-bəl, i-ˌmyü-nō\ adjective

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First Known Use of immunoassay

1959


Medical Dictionary

immunoassay

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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

immunoassayable

play \-a-ˈsā-ə-bəl\ adjective

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