Immunochemistry



[im-yuh-noh-kem-uh-stree, ih-myoo-] /ˌɪm yə noʊˈkɛm ə stri, ɪˌmyu-/

noun
1.
the study of the of immunologic substances and reactions.
/ˌɪmjʊnəʊˈkɛmɪstrɪ/
noun
1.
the study of the chemical reactions of immunity
2.
a method for the detection and localization of proteins and other cellular components using antibodies that specifically label the materials

immunochemistry im·mu·no·chem·is·try (ĭm’yə-nō-kěm’ĭ-strē, ĭ-myōō’-)
n.
The chemistry of immunologic phenomena, as of antigen-antibody reactions.

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