immunoelectrophoresis

noun

im·​mu·​no·​elec·​tro·​pho·​re·​sis ˌi-myə-nō-ə-ˌlek-trə-fə-ˈrē-səs How to pronounce immunoelectrophoresis (audio)
i-ˌmyü-nō-
plural immunoelectrophoreses ˌi-myə-nō-ə-ˌlek-trə-fə-ˈrē-sēz How to pronounce immunoelectrophoresis (audio)
i-ˌmyü-nō-
: electrophoretic separation of proteins followed by identification by the formation of precipitates through specific immunologic reactions
immunoelectrophoretic adjective
immunoelectrophoretically adverb

Examples of immunoelectrophoresis in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Forensic scientists have used an immunological blood residue analysis technique called immunoelectrophoresis for over 50 years to identify blood residue sticking to objects found at crime scenes. Christopher R. Moore, Fortune, 17 June 2023 Like ZooMS, crossover immunoelectrophoresis (CIEP) is fast — researchers get results in two or three days — and cheaper than aDNA sequencing. Gemma Tarlach, Discover Magazine, 3 Jan. 2019 Like ZooMS, crossover immunoelectrophoresis (CIEP) is fast — researchers get results in two or three days — and cheaper than aDNA sequencing. Gemma Tarlach, Discover Magazine, 15 Aug. 2017

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Word History

Etymology

immuno- + electrophoresis

First Known Use

1955, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of immunoelectrophoresis was in 1955

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“Immunoelectrophoresis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/immunoelectrophoresis. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

Medical Definition

immunoelectrophoresis

noun
im·​mu·​no·​elec·​tro·​pho·​re·​sis ˌim-yə-nō-ə-ˌlek-trə-fə-ˈrē-səs, im-ˌyü-nō- How to pronounce immunoelectrophoresis (audio)
plural immunoelectrophoreses -ˌsēz How to pronounce immunoelectrophoresis (audio)
: electrophoretic separation of proteins followed by identification by the formation of precipitates through specific immunologic reactions
immunoelectrophoretic adjective
immunoelectrophoretically adverb
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