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se·rol·o·gy

 (sĭ-rŏl′ə-jē)
n. pl. se·rol·o·gies
1. The science that deals with the properties and reactions of serums, especially blood serum.
2. The characteristics of a disease or organism shown by study of blood serums: the serology of acquired immune deficiency syndrome; the serology of mammals.

se′ro·log′ic (sîr′ə-lŏj′ĭk), se′ro·log′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
se′ro·log′i·cal·ly adv.
se·rol′o·gist n.

serology

(sɪˈrɒlədʒɪ)
n
1. (Medicine) the science concerned with serums
2. (Zoology) the science concerned with serums
3. (Physiology) the science concerned with serums
serologic, ˌseroˈlogical adj
seˈrologist n

se•rol•o•gy

(sɪˈrɒl ə dʒi)

n.
the science dealing with the immunological properties of serum.
[1905–10]
se•ro•log•ic (ˌsɪər əˈlɒdʒ ɪk) se`ro•log′i•cal, adj.
se`ro•log′i•cal•ly, adv.
se•rol′o•gist, n.

serology

1. the science of the preparation and use of serums.
2. the study of serums. — serologist, n.serological, adj.
See also: Remedies
1. the science of the preparation and use of serums.
2. the study of serums. — serologist, n. — serological, adj.
See also: Medical Specialties
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Noun1.serology - the branch of medical science that deals with serums; especially with blood serums and disease
medical science - the science of dealing with the maintenance of health and the prevention and treatment of disease
Translations

serology

[sɪˈrɒlədʒɪ] Nserología f

se·rol·o·gy

n. serología, ciencia que estudia las propiedades de los sueros.

serology

n (pl -gies) serología
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