titer

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noun ti·ter \ˈtī-tər\

Definition of titer

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

Origin and Etymology of titer

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


Medical Dictionary

titer

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noun ti·ter \ˈtīt-ər\
variants: or chiefly British

titre

\ˈtī-tər also ˈtē-\play play

Medical Definition of titer

  1. 1a:  the strength of a solution or the concentration of a substance in solution as determined by titrationb:  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. 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

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