[ si-rol-uh-jee ]
/ sɪˈrɒl ə dʒi /
the science dealing with the immunological properties and actions of serum.
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Words nearby serology
OTHER WORDS FROM serologyse·ro·log·ic [seer-uh-loj-ik] /ˌsɪər əˈlɒdʒ ɪk/, se·ro·log·i·cal, adjectivese·ro·log·i·cal·ly, adverbse·rol·o·gist, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for serology
Myology and serology of the Avian Family Fringillidae, a taxonomic study.Fishes of Chautauqua, Cowley and Elk Counties, Kansas|Artie L. Metcalf
Myology and serology of the Avian Family Fringillidae, ataxonomic study.A Distributional Study of the Amphibians of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, Mexico|William E. Duellman
British Dictionary definitions for serology
/ (sɪˈrɒlədʒɪ) /
the science concerned with serums
Derived forms of serologyserologic (ˌsɪərəˈlɒdʒɪk) or serological, adjectiveserologist, noun
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Medical definitions for serology
[ sĭ-rŏl′ə-jē ]
The science that deals with the properties and reactions of serums, especially blood serum.
The characteristics of a disease or an organism shown by study of blood serums.
Other words from serologyse′ro•log′ic null adj.
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