bioassay
bioassay ioassay n. appraisal of the biological activity of a substance by testing its effect on an organism. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • Bioassay — is a shorthand commonly used term for biological assay and is a type of scientific experiment. Bioassays are typically conducted to measure the effects of a substance on a living . Bioassays may be or . Qualitative bioassays are used for… …   Wikipedia

  • bioassay — ioassay v. 1 to subject to a bio assay. Syn: bio assay. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bioassay — bioassay. См. биопроба. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • bioassay — ☆ bioassay [bī΄ō as′ā ] n. [ BIO + ASSAY] a technique for determining the power of a drug or other substance by measuring its effects on a test specimen against those of a standard substance …   English World dictionary

  • bioassay — noun Date: 1912 determination of the relative strength of a substance (as a drug) by comparing its effect on a test organism with that of a standard preparation • bioassay transitive verb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bioassay — n. /buy oh euh say , as ay/; v. /buy oh euh say /, n., v., bioassayed, bioassaying. n. 1. determination of the biological activity or potency of a substance, as a vitamin or hormone, by testing its effect on the growth of an organism. v.t. 2. to… …   Universalium

  • bioassay — Determination of the potency or concentration of a compound by its effect upon animals, isolated tissues, or microorganisms, as compared with an analysis of its chemical or physical properties. * * * bio·as·say as .ā, a sā n determination of the… …   Medical dictionary

  • bioassay — n. estimation of the activity or potency of a drug or other substance by comparing its effects on living organisms with effects of a preparation of known strength. Bioassay is used to determine the strength of preparations of hormones or other… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • bioassay — bi•o•as•say n. [[t]ˌbaɪ oʊ əˈseɪ, ˈæs eɪ[/t]] v. [[t]ˌbaɪ oʊ əˈseɪ[/t]] n. 1) lab determination of the biological activity or potency of a substance, as a vitamin or hormone, by testing its effect on the growth of an organism 2) lab to subject to …   From formal English to slang

  • bioassay — biologinis tyrimas statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Kokybiškas arba kiekybiškas biologinio įvairių priemaišų poveikio nustatymas pagal tam tikro biologinio aktyvumo pokytį. atitikmenys: angl. bioassay vok. biologischer… …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

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