immunochemistry

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im·mu·no·chem·is·try

 (ĭm′yə-nō-kĕm′ĭ-strē, ĭ-myo͞o′-)
n.
The chemistry of immunologic phenomena, as of antigen-antibody reactions.

im′mu·no·chem′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
im′mu·no·chem′i·cal·ly adv.

immunochemistry

(ˌɪmjʊnəʊˈkɛmɪstrɪ)
n
1. (Biology) the study of the chemical reactions of immunity
2. (Biology) a method for the detection and localization of proteins and other cellular components using antibodies that specifically label the materials

im•mu•no•chem•is•try

(ˌɪm yə noʊˈkɛm ə stri, ɪˌmyu-)

n.
the study of the chemistry of immunologic substances and reactions.
[1905–10]
im`mu•no•chem′i•cal, adj.
im`mu•no•chem′i•cal•ly, adv.
im`mu•no•chem′ist, n.
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Noun1.immunochemistry - the field of chemistry concerned with chemical processes in immunology (such as chemical studies of antigens and antibodies)
immunology - the branch of medical science that studies the body's immune system
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions