immunodiffusion

noun
im·​mu·​no·​dif·​fu·​sion | \ ˌi-myə-nō-di-ˈfyü-zhən How to pronounce immunodiffusion (audio) , i-ˌmyü-nō- \

Definition of immunodiffusion

: any of several techniques for obtaining a precipitate between an antibody and its specific antigen by suspending one in a gel and letting the other migrate through it from a well or by letting both antibody and antigen migrate through the gel from separate wells to form an area of precipitation

First Known Use of immunodiffusion

1959, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for immunodiffusion

immuno- + diffusion

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“Immunodiffusion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/immunodiffusion. Accessed 25 Sep. 2022.

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immunodiffusion

noun
im·​mu·​no·​dif·​fu·​sion | \ -dif-ˈyü-zhən How to pronounce immunodiffusion (audio) \

Medical Definition of immunodiffusion

: any of several techniques for obtaining a precipitate between an antibody and its specific antigen by suspending one in a gel and letting the other migrate through it from a well or by letting both antibody and antigen migrate through the gel from separate wells to form an area of precipitation

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