Elisa [ ih- lis- uh, e- lee-s uh ] SHOW IPA / ɪˈlɪs ə, ɛˈli sə / PHONETIC RESPELLING
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E·li·sia [ih- lish- uh]. /ɪˈlɪʃ ə/. Words nearby Elisa Eliot
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Elise Other definitions for Elisa (2 of 2) ELISA [ ih- lahy-z uh, -s uh ] SHOW IPA / ɪˈlaɪ zə, -sə / PHONETIC RESPELLING noun Medicine/Medical. a sensitive diagnostic test for past or current exposure to an infectious agent, as the AIDS virus: a sample of blood is added to proteins from the agent, and any antibodies that combine with the proteins, indicating a history of infection, are detected by adding a test antibody linked to an enzyme that causes a color change. Biology, Medicine/Medical. any similar test using proteins as a probe for the identification of antibodies or antigens. Origin of ELISA e(nzyme-)l(inked) i(mmuno)s(orbent) a(ssay)
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How to use Elisa in a sentence
When Jep closes his eyes, he sees
Elisa and himself, young and naïve and with their whole empty lives ahead of them.
“I need you to tell me our story,”
Elisa says to her husband. Elisa hides in her university office until she can piece together what she does for a living.
After 15 years as a powerful Hollywood agent,
Elisa Hallerman trades it in for life as an addiction counselor.
They found that he was already a suspect in the disappearance of another woman:
So Marcelino was walked off by his aunt, and presently found himself dancing with
One jesting compliment Marcelino exchanged with the fair
Elisa, and then went up to salute his aunt.
"The grave," said
Elisa, in a very solemn voice, then bursting into a merry laugh she clapped her hands.
Elisa looked down confusedly, twining her fingers together, and with a flush on her fair face.
He then ran off at a great rate into the fields, leaving
Elisa very much surprised and impressed. British Dictionary definitions for Elisa n acronym for enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay: an immunological technique for accurately measuring the amount of a substance, for example in a blood sample
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Medical definitions for Elisa n. Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay; a sensitive immunoassay that uses an enzyme linked to an antibody or antigen as a marker for the detection of a specific protein, especially an antigen or antibody.
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