serodiagnosis

[seer-oh-dahy-uh g-noh-sis]

noun, plural se·ro·di·ag·no·ses [seer-oh-dahy-uh g-noh-seez] /ˌsɪər oʊˌdaɪ əgˈnoʊ siz/. Medicine/Medical.

a diagnosis involving tests on blood serum or other serous fluid of the body.

Nearby words

  1. sermonize,
  2. sero-,
  3. serocolitis,
  4. seroconversion,
  5. seroconvert,
  6. serodiscordant,
  7. seroenteritis,
  8. seroepidemiology,
  9. serofibrinous,
  10. serofibrinous pleurisy

Origin of serodiagnosis

First recorded in 1895–1900; sero- + diagnosis

Also called immunodiagnosis.

Related formsse·ro·di·ag·nos·tic [seer-oh-dahy-uh g-nos-tik] /ˌsɪər oʊˌdaɪ əgˈnɒs tɪk/, adjective

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Medicine definitions for serodiagnosis

serodiagnosis

[sîr′ō-dī′əg-nōsĭs]

n. pl. se•ro•di•ag•no•ses (-sēz)

Diagnosis of disease based on reactions in the blood serum.

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