adjective Date: 1903 of, relating to, or involving opsonin

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  • opsonic — OPSÓNIC, Ă adj. Referitor la opsonină. ♢ Indice opsonic = grad de imunitate. [cf. fr. opsonique, it. opsonico]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 29.06.2005. Sursa: DN …   Dicționar Român

  • opsonic — Relating to opsonins or to their utilization. * * * op·son·ic äp sän ik adj of, relating to, or involving opsonin <the opsonic action of a serum> …   Medical dictionary

  • opsonic — (ˈ)äp|sänik, nēk adjective Etymology: opson + ic : of, relating to, or involving opsonin an opsonic test …   Useful english dictionary

  • opsonic — /op son ik/, adj. Immunol. of, pertaining to, or influenced by opsonin; capable of promoting phagocytosis. [1900 05; OPSON(IN) + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • opsonic — adjective /ɒpˈsɒnɪk,ɑpˈsɑnɪk/ Relating to, produced by, or involving opsonin …   Wiktionary

  • opsonic — É‘p sÉ‘nɪk / É’pÉ’s adj. (Biochemistry) of opsonin (substance in the blood which aids in the destruction of bacteria) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • opsonic — op·son·ic …   English syllables

  • opsonic — /ɒpˈsɒnɪk/ (say op sonik) adjective of, relating to, or influenced by opsonin …   Australian English dictionary

  • opsonic index — n the ratio of the phagocytic index of a tested serum to that of normal serum taken as the unit * * * a measure of opsonic activity determined by the ratio of the number of microorganisms phagocytized by normal leukocytes in the presence of serum …   Medical dictionary

  • opsonic index — n. 〚see OPSONIN〛 the ratio of the number of bacteria destroyed by phagocytes in an individual s blood serum to the number destroyed in a normal blood serum * * * …   Universalium

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