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[im-yuh-noh-i-lek-troh-fuh-ree-sis, ih-myoo-]
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  1. a technique for the separation and identification of mixtures of proteins, consisting of electrophoresis followed by immunodiffusion.

Origin of immunoelectrophoresis

First recorded in 1955–60; immuno- + electrophoresis
Related formsim·mu·no·e·lec·tro·pho·ret·ic [im-yuh-noh-i-lek-troh-fuh-ret-ik, ih-myoo-] /ˌɪm yə noʊ ɪˌlɛk troʊ fəˈrɛt ɪk, ɪˌmyu-/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for immunoelectrophoretic


  1. a technique for identifying the antigens in a blood serum, which are separated into fractions by electrophoresis
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immunoelectrophoretic in Medicine


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  1. The separation and identification of proteins based on differences in their electrophoretic mobility through agar or a similar medium and in their reactivity with antibodies.
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