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opsonic index

noun
  1. the ratio of the number of bacteria destroyed by phagocytes in the blood of a test patient to the number destroyed in the blood of a normal individual
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opsonic index in Medicine

opsonic index

n.
  1. The ratio of the amount of opsonin in the blood of a person with an infectious disease to the amount of opsonin in the blood sample of a healthy person.
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