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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.
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Noun1.serologist - a medical scientist who specializes in serology
medical scientist - a scientist who studies disease processes
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[1.] Assistant Serologist, Department of Serology, Institute of Serology, 3 Kyd Street, Kolkata.
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Schneider (history, Indiana U.) and Balinska, an author and international consultant in public health, provide a translation of the memoir of serologist and Holocaust survivor Ludwik Hirszfeld (1884-1954), which was first published in 1946 in Poland.
The court observed that the evidence relied upon was questionable, explaining that "hair analysis and comparison are not absolutely certain and reliable" and that "[a]lthough a serologist testified that Cox has type O blood, he also testified that forty-five percent of the world's population has type O blood." Id.
Promoted to Lieutenant Colonel (1950), Chorpenning was a serologist (19501951) with the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research and with the Office of the Surgeon General (1951-1952).