radioimmunoassay

noun
ra·​dio·​im·​mu·​no·​as·​say | \ ˌrā-dē-ˌō-i-myə-nō-ˈa-ˌsā How to pronounce radioimmunoassay (audio) , -i-ˌmyü-, -a-ˈsā \

Definition of radioimmunoassay

: immunoassay of a substance that has been radioactively labeled

Other Words from radioimmunoassay

radioimmunoassayable \ ˌrā-​dē-​ˌō-​i-​myə-​nō-​ˈa-​ˌsā-​ə-​bəl How to pronounce radioimmunoassay (audio) , -​i-​ˌmyü-​ , -​a-​ˈsā \ adjective

First Known Use of radioimmunoassay

1961, in the meaning defined above

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“Radioimmunoassay.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/radioimmunoassay. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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radioimmunoassay

noun
ra·​dio·​im·​mu·​no·​as·​say | \ ˌrād-ē-ō-ˌim-yə-nō-ˈas-ˌā, -im-ˌyü-, -a-ˈsā How to pronounce radioimmunoassay (audio) \

Medical Definition of radioimmunoassay

: immunoassay of a substance (as insulin) that has been radiolabeled abbreviation RIA

Other Words from radioimmunoassay

radioimmunoassayable \ -​ə-​bəl How to pronounce radioimmunoassay (audio) \ adjective

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