seropositive

adjective
se·​ro·​pos·​i·​tive | \ ˌsir-ō-ˈpä-zə-tiv How to pronounce seropositive (audio) , -ˈpäz-tiv \

Definition of seropositive

: having or being a positive serum reaction especially in a test for the presence of an antibody

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Other Words from seropositive

seropositivity \ ˌsir-​ō-​ˌpä-​zə-​ˈti-​və-​tē How to pronounce seropositivity (audio) \ noun

Examples of seropositive in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Posters of his handsome face went up around Paris, transforming him into a symbol of the intense suffering of seropositive men and women at the time. Dana Snitzky, Longreads, "This Week in Books: We’ve All Been Briefed," 10 Aug. 2020 Posters of his handsome face went up around Paris, transforming him into a symbol of the intense suffering of seropositive men and women at the time. Dana Snitzky, Longreads, "This Week in Books: We’ve All Been Briefed," 10 Aug. 2020 For patients given a placebo, the seropositive group had a median time to alleviation of symptoms of 7 days, compared to 13 days for seronegative patients. NBC News, "Regeneron says its Covid antibody treatment reduces viral levels, improves symptoms," 29 Sep. 2020 Posters of his handsome face went up around Paris, transforming him into a symbol of the intense suffering of seropositive men and women at the time. Dana Snitzky, Longreads, "This Week in Books: We’ve All Been Briefed," 10 Aug. 2020 Posters of his handsome face went up around Paris, transforming him into a symbol of the intense suffering of seropositive men and women at the time. Dana Snitzky, Longreads, "This Week in Books: We’ve All Been Briefed," 10 Aug. 2020 Posters of his handsome face went up around Paris, transforming him into a symbol of the intense suffering of seropositive men and women at the time. Dana Snitzky, Longreads, "This Week in Books: We’ve All Been Briefed," 10 Aug. 2020 Posters of his handsome face went up around Paris, transforming him into a symbol of the intense suffering of seropositive men and women at the time. Dana Snitzky, Longreads, "This Week in Books: We’ve All Been Briefed," 10 Aug. 2020 Posters of his handsome face went up around Paris, transforming him into a symbol of the intense suffering of seropositive men and women at the time. Dana Snitzky, Longreads, "This Week in Books: We’ve All Been Briefed," 10 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of seropositive

circa 1930, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for seropositive

sero- + positive entry 1

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The first known use of seropositive was circa 1930

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1 Nov 2020

Cite this Entry

“Seropositive.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/seropositive. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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seropositive

adjective
se·​ro·​pos·​i·​tive | \ -ˈpäz-ət-iv, -ˈpäz-tiv How to pronounce seropositive (audio) \

Medical Definition of seropositive

: having or being a positive serum reaction especially in a test for the presence of an antibody a seropositive donor

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