microcytotoxicity test

noun
mi·​cro·​cy·​to·​tox·​ic·​i·​ty test | \ -ˌsīt-ō-ˌtäk-ˈsis-ət-ē- How to pronounce microcytotoxicity test (audio) \

Medical Definition of microcytotoxicity test

: a procedure using microscopic quantities of materials (as complement and lymphocytes in cell-mediated immunity) to determine cytotoxicity (as to cancer cells or cells of transplanted tissue)

called also microcytotoxicity assay

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“Microcytotoxicity test.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/microcytotoxicity%20test. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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