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(ˈwɑ sər mən)

August von, 1866–1925, German physician and bacteriologist.
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Noun1.Wassermann - German bacteriologist who developed a diagnostic test for syphilis (1866-1925)
2.Wassermann - a blood test to detect syphilisWassermann - a blood test to detect syphilis; a complement fixation test is used to detect antibodies to the syphilis organism treponema; a positive reaction indicates the presence of antibodies and therefore syphilis infection
complement fixation test - a blood test in which a sample of serum is exposed to a particular antigen and complement in order to determine whether or not antibodies to that particular antigen are present; used as a diagnostic test
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[ˈwæsəmən] n (Med) Wassermann test(reazione f) wassermann f inv
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