titer

noun ti·ter \ ˈtī-tər \

Definition of titer

:the strength of a solution or the concentration of a substance in solution as determined by titration

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Origin and Etymology of titer

French titre title, proportion of gold or silver in a coin, from Old French title inscription, title


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titer

noun ti·ter \ ˈtīt-ər \
variants: or chiefly British titre \ˈtī-tər also ˈtē-\

medical Definition of titer

1 a :the strength of a solution or the concentration of a substance in solution as determined by titration
b :the dilution of a serum containing a specific antibody at which the solution just retains a specific activity (as neutralizing or precipitating an antigen) which it loses at any greater dilution
  • a test for toxoplasmosis antibodies yielded a titer of 1:1024
2 :the solidifying point of the fatty acids liberated from a fat that is determined by melting the acids in a tube and noting the temperature at which they solidify again on cooling

titered

play \-ərd\ adjective

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