noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1909 a science dealing with serums and especially their reactions and properties • serological or serologic adjectiveserologically adverbserologist noun

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  • Serology — is the scientific study of blood serum. In practice, the term usually refers to the diagnostic identification of antibodies in the serum.cite book | author = Ryan KJ, Ray CG (editors) | title = Sherris Medical Microbiology | edition = 4th ed. |… …   Wikipedia

  • serology — serology. См. серология. (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.

  • serology — from sero , comb. form of SERUM (Cf. serum), + OLOGY (Cf. ology) …   Etymology dictionary

  • serology — [si räl′ə jē] n. [ SERO + LOGY] the science dealing with the properties and actions of serums serologic [sir΄ə läj′ik] adj. serological serologist n …   English World dictionary

  • serology — study of serums and the nature of antigens and antibodies …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • serology — n. [L. serum, whey; Gr. logos, discourse] The study of sera and the nature, and interactions of antigens and antibodies …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • serology — (se rol o je) The branch of immunology that is concerned with in vitro reactions involving one or more serum constituents (e.g., antibodies and complement) …   Dictionary of microbiology

  • serology — serologic /sear euh loj ik/, serological, adj. serologically, adv. serologist, n. /si rol euh jee/, n. the science dealing with the immunological properties and actions of serum. [1905 10; SERO + LOGY] * * * …   Universalium

  • serology — noun a) The science that studies the reaction between antigens and antibodies in serum b) The characteristics of the blood serums of a particular disease or organism …   Wiktionary

  • serology — The branch of science concerned with serum, especially with specific immune or lytic serums; to measure either antigens or antibodies in sera. [sero + G. logos, study] * * * se·rol·o·gy si räl ə jē …   Medical dictionary

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