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immunoelectrophoresis

[ im-yuh-noh-i-lek-troh-fuh-ree-sis, ih-myoo- ]
/ ˌɪm yə noʊ ɪˌlɛk troʊ fəˈri sɪs, ɪˌmyu- /
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noun

a technique for the separation and identification of mixtures of proteins, consisting of electrophoresis followed by immunodiffusion.

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Origin of immunoelectrophoresis

First recorded in 1955–60; immuno- + electrophoresis

OTHER WORDS FROM immunoelectrophoresis

im·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 immunoelectrophoresis

immunoelectrophoresis
/ (ˌɪmjʊnəʊɪˌlɛktrəʊfəˈriːsɪs) /

noun

a technique for identifying the antigens in a blood serum, which are separated into fractions by electrophoresis
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Medical definitions for immunoelectrophoresis

immunoelectrophoresis
[ ĭm′yə-nō-ĭ-lĕk′trə-fə-rēsĭs, ĭ-myōō′- ]

n.

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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