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im·mu·no·as·say

 (ĭm′yə-nō-ăs′ā, ĭ-myo͞o′-)
n.
A laboratory technique that identifies and quantifies a protein, such as a hormone or an enzyme, based on its ability to act as an antigen or antibody in a chemical reaction.

immunoassay

(ˌɪmjʊnəʊˈæseɪ)
n
(Physiology) immunol a technique of identifying a substance by its ability to bind to an antibody
ˈimmunoˌassayist n

im•mu•no•as•say

(ˌɪm yə noʊ əˈseɪ, -ˈæs eɪ, ɪˌmyu-)

n.
a laboratory method for detecting a substance by using an antibody reactive with it.
[1955–60]
im`mu•no•as•say′a•ble, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.immunoassay - identification of a substance (especially a protein) by its action as an antigen; "PSA in the blood can be measured with an immunochemical assay"
bioassay, bio-assay - appraisal of the biological activity of a substance by testing its effect on an organism and comparing the result with some agreed standard
radioimmunoassay - immunoassay of a substance that has been radioactively labeled
Translations

im·mu·no·as·say

n. inmunoanálisis, proceso para determinar la capacidad de una sustancia para actuar como antígeno y anticuerpo en un tejido;
enzyme ______ enzimático.