radioimmunology

[ rey-dee-oh-im-yuh-nol-uh-jee ]
/ ˌreɪ di oʊˌɪm yəˈnɒl ə dʒi /

noun

the study of biological substances or processes with the aid of antigens or antibodies labeled with a radioactive isotope.

Nearby words

  1. radiography,
  2. radioimmunity,
  3. radioimmunoassay,
  4. radioimmunodiffusion,
  5. radioimmunoelectrophoresis,
  6. radioimmunoprecipitation,
  7. radioiodine,
  8. radioiron,
  9. radioisotope,
  10. radiolabel

Origin of radioimmunology

First recorded in 1960–65; radio- + immunology

Related formsra·di·o·im·mu·no·log·i·cal [rey-dee-oh-im-yuh-nl-oj-i-kuh l, -i-myoo-] /ˌreɪ di oʊˌɪm yə nlˈɒdʒ ɪ kəl, -ɪˌmyu-/, adjective

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Medicine definitions for radioimmunology

radioimmunology

[ rā′dē-ō-ĭm′yə-nŏlə-jē ]

n.

The study of immunity by radiolabeling and other radiological methods.
Related formsra′di•o•im′mu•no•logi•cal (-nə-lŏjĭ-kəl) adj.


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